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Advocating for inclusive, safe dining for college students with food restrictions
GFF College Dining Survey Responses
Southern Connecticut State University
Apr 2, 2019
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Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
They run out of food a lot
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
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
Not that I know of
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
More gluten free pizza and pasta
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
Activities with no gluten free options
Advice for Incoming Students:
Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions? Any dorm recommendations
Any advice for managing dining halls? Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?
Find fun salad recipes
Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions?
Unlimited meal plan
Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?
Bring frozen meals
Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?
Any other advice or comments?
It gets better
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