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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

Lipscomb University



Survey Date:

Sep 10, 2023

Survey 1 of 1




Celiac Disease

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:


Surrounding Area:


Rationale for Grades Given

They don’t serve breakfast but they do have 2 cereal options. They have multiple options for lunch and dinner. It’s usually some form of chicken so it does get old after a while but not terrible.

Pretty good options in Nashville

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?

Extremely: React to even small traces

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

I am very sensitive and react with severe gi symptoms as well as brain fog, anxiety, and insomnia.

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 I have a few disability absences in case I get contaminated and well as flexible deadlines if need be. I also have a larger fridge.

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

Yes dietician

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

I would provide more variety

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

Not a ton of variety

Advice for Incoming Students:


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

Definitely ask for a bigger fridge!

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? 

It is mandatory so only get 14 meals per week so it doesn’t include breakfast.


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?


Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?


Any other advice or comments?

Meal Plans:

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