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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

Marian University Indianapolis



Survey Date:

Mar 28, 2019

Survey 1 of 1




Celiac Disease

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:


Surrounding Area:


Rationale for Grades Given

We are a small campus but we have our own gluten free and allergen section, even the vending machines and dining service locations have some type of gluten free option. If there is not a option available for me or that I don't like frozen gluten free meals are available as well


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?

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


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

There are at least 2 or 3 staff aorund at all times to help, if they don't know they will never guess, they will always help you find what you are looking for

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

n/a if anyone had any concerns my school would be open to hearing them

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

Finding restaurants around campus that are celiac friendly is a bit hard but not awful

Advice for Incoming Students:


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?

Do not be scared to ask dining staff anything, they will help you, restock for you, grab things for you, do not be scared

Meal Plans:

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

On campus Dining- Plan


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

Popcorn is a undervalued resource, bring it, live it, love it. Utilize food delivery apps after dining hall hour.

Getting Started:

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

let your friends know when you are picking places to eat and decide


Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?

Know what alcohol is and isn't gluten free, bring your own if need be


Any other advice or comments?


Meal Plans:

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