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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown

Pennsylvania

Survey Date:

Jan 11, 2024

Survey 1 of 2

Student:

Junior

With:

Celiac Disease

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:

A+

Surrounding Area:

A

Rationale for Grades Given

have many gluten free options and are clear and has clear protocol. has pizza crust, wraps, bread, and pasta. seperate toasting area

pretty good options

Details About this Student's Food Restrictions

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

5+

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

Moderate: React sometimes

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

have to change gloves and can’t use same surface but can use same self serve utensils. get brain fog and migraine for 5 days and extreme gi issues

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?

NO

If Yes, describe each incident and how your school responded

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

yes. have accomodations for housing (single room with own restroom or close proximity/low bathroom ratio) academic accommodation for in case i get glutened no penalty to grade, also ability to leave class if needed for bathroom

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

met with head of dining first week of college and went through what was available and what to ask for. very helpful

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

yes

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

sometimes not having as many options but it doesn’t bother me since i like to get the same things often

Advice for Incoming Students:

Housing:

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?

Meal Plans:

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

Dorms:

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

Getting Started:

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

Socializing:

Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?

Other:

Any other advice or comments?

Meal Plans:

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