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GFF College Dining Survey Responses
Emory & Henry College
Aug 20, 2023
Survey 1 of 3
Egg Allergy, Milk Allergy
Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
Some options but very limited
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)
Need Eli pen for milk/dairy in it’s liquid state, but avoid it most all of the time.
Egg cause severe stomach pains
Details About this Student's College Dining Experience
Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected when you decided to attend?
Somewhat what I expected
Have you had a reation from eating in your dining hall?
If Yes, describe each incident and how your school responded
I’ve only had one major one to eggs and I decided not to let dining services know although I should have.
Did you register your food restriction with the disabilities office? If yes, describe
Are there resources to help with nutritious, safe dining (e.g. dietician)? If yes, describe
Yes, there is a very limited selection of “allergy friendly” options, but not much variety. They have a menu posted online that I find helpful when trying to eat at the dining hall.
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
I would make the allergy free section larger with more options, I would make sure to include labels when and where I could as to what ingredients are in what, I would make sure that if there is an option that is not allergy friendly that I could modify to be similar.
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
My biggest challenge is the options available and having to trust that there was no cross contamination.
Advice for Incoming Students:
Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions? Any dorm recommendations
Any advice for managing dining halls? Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?
Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions?
Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?
Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?
Any other advice or comments?
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