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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

Purdue University

West Lafayette


Survey Date:

Jan 11, 2023

Survey 1 of 3




Celiac Disease

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:


Surrounding Area:


Rationale for Grades Given

They were able to feed me but it was just the same thing over and over again and after my first semester there they changed the all dining courts from being able to feed me to just two out of all of them.

Pizza uncommon, insomnia has really good gf cookies, download the find me gluten free app it will be your best friend

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)

Just wheat/gluten

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

Yes, i contacted the DRC and a nutritionist

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

Make atleast one of the dining courts entirely safe or atleast a large part of it

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

It was trying to find a meal I actually wanted to eat that night

Advice for Incoming Students:


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

Yes I asked for a room with a bathroom

Dining Halls:

Any advice for managing dining halls?  Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?

Earhart was the best out of the two I avoid hillenbrand

Meal Plans:

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

I’m not sure it’s been a few years but it was the meal track 15 I do believe


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

Purdue has so many options around if you have a car there’s tons of places opening up plus grocery stores within a mile of each other

Getting Started:

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

Advocate for yourself


Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?

Always advocate for yourself and don’t let peer pressure force you to drink or eat something you aren’t certain you can have


Any other advice or comments?


Meal Plans:

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