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Advocating for inclusive, safe dining for college students with food restrictions
GFF College Dining Survey Responses
Jan 26, 2023
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Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
I have a peanut allergy and the dining hall is nut free
There are lots of places to eat with a peanut allergy
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)
I cannot eat peanuts and I do carry an epi-pen
Details About this Student's College Dining Experience
Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected when you decided to attend?
Mostly 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
Are there resources to help with nutritious, safe dining (e.g. dietician)? If yes, describe
There is a dining hall website
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
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?
I have unlimited meal swipes at the main dining hall on campus
Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
I use DoorDash and UberEats
What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?
Definitely check in with the school's dining department
Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?
Make sure to be careful regardless of the allergy
Any other advice or comments?
Thank you for having this survey
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