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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

Sam Houston State University



Survey Date:

Feb 8, 2023

Survey 1 of 1




Celiac Disease

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:


Surrounding Area:


Rationale for Grades Given

Willing to cook food especially for me. All meals have top 8 allergen free food stations separate from other food. Only complaint is no gluten free options in student center fast food court

Some options in restaurants but not all restaurants have gf options that are safe for me

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)

Have to avoid eating & touching gluten food

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

Food service manager

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

Offer quick pick up options outside of dining hours

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

I always have gf snacks with me

Advice for Incoming Students:


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

I moved to an on campus apartment so I have complete control of my food

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? 

15 meals or more required for freshmen no requirement after that


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

Five Loaves deli has amazing bread

Getting Started:

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

Talk to food service manager


Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?

Eat before going


Any other advice or comments?

Meal Plans:

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