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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

Duke University


North Carolina

Survey Date:

Jan 18, 2023

Survey 1 of 1




Peanut Allergy, Sesame Allergy, Tree Nut Allergy, Other (describe below)

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:


Surrounding Area:


Rationale for Grades Given

Nut free, lots of helpful programs for allergy free food

Don't really eat out off campus

Details About this Student's Food Restrictions

How many years ago were you diagnosed with food allergies or celiac disease?


If you indicated celiac or gluten intolerance, how sensitive are you to gluten?

Add details to help us better understand your food restrictions (e.g. sensitivity level, potential reaction, need for EPI pen)


Details About this Student's College Dining Experience

Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected when you decided to attend?

Totally yes, was what I expected

Have you had a reation from eating in your dining hall?


If Yes, describe each incident and how your school responded

Did you register your food restriction with the disabilities office? If yes, describe

Yes, emailed and zoom called

Are there resources to help with nutritious, safe dining (e.g. dietician)? If yes, describe

Yes, email with them

If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?

I think my school does a good job now

Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it

Have to order food in advance at Marketplace harder to eat with friends

Advice for Incoming Students:


Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions?  Any dorm recommendations


Dining Halls:

Any advice for managing dining halls?  Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?

Marketplace, WU are both great, avoid faculty Commons for FLUNCH

Meal Plans:

Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions? 

Dinner at Marketplace email 2hrs before for safe food (anything I want), eat at WU many options, helpful staff


Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver? 

Buy food from nearby stores, Harris Teeter and Whole Foods in walking distance

Getting Started:

What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?

Talk to dining staff


Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?



Any other advice or comments?


Meal Plans:

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