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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs

New York

Survey Date:

Mar 2, 2023

Survey 1 of 2




Celiac Disease

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:


Surrounding Area:


Rationale for Grades Given

First year was great, but I stopped getting allergy friendly meals this year for some reason. I can get pasta or pizza sometimes but it takes a while and sometimes I can’t get it at all

Theres a lot of restaurants in saratoga that have gluten free food

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)

I have celiac. I don’t know how I react to gluten because I was diagnosed over 10 years ago and haven’t eaten gluten since

Details About this Student's College Dining Experience

Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected when you decided to attend?

Not at all 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

I don’t know

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

Better communication with students with dietary restrictions

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

Finding food when im in a rush

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?

Meal Plans:

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


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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