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Advocating for inclusive, safe dining for college students with food restrictions
GFF College Dining Survey Responses
Lock Haven University
Mar 29, 2019
Survey 1 of 1
Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
The staff is very uninformed and rude regarding allergies
OIP is the only restaurant I can eat at
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?
Very: React to small amounts
Add details to help us better understand your food restrictions (e.g. sensitivity level, potential reaction, need for EPI pen)
Completed original celiac survey which did not ask about other food allergies
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
The school did nothing
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
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
I would train the staff to be knowledgeable on allergens
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
I have to cook my own food now. It's very frustrating.
Advice for Incoming Students:
Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions? Any dorm recommendations
Yes, I ended up moving off campus so I could eat
Any advice for managing dining halls? Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?
Just eat in your dorm
Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions?
I had a full meal plan for 2 years. My school required that I get the largest meal plan
Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
Van's has excellent snacks. Look at labels in soups.
What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?
Meet with disability services and know what you're getting into foodwise
Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?
I don't drink
Any other advice or comments?
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