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Advocating for inclusive, safe dining for college students with food restrictions
GFF College Dining Survey Responses
University of Georgia
Aug 29, 2022
Survey 1 of 1
Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
They have safe options but lack certain staples like chicken fingers
So far the small places I have been were good. I got cookie dough from Alumni Cookie dough in town!!
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)
Severe stomach pain
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
Yes. I was shown around the main dining hall
Are there resources to help with nutritious, safe dining (e.g. dietician)? If yes, describe
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
More variety and no
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
I’m not sure yet
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?
Ask. Everyone is as helpful as they can be
Describe your meal plans over the year(s). What's mandatory? Any suggestions?
Unlimited in the five dining halls
Any advice for eating in the dorms? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
Lots of snacks!
What should students do before school starts or when they first arrive?
Set up a meeting with Disability office and ask to meet with head chefs
Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?
Not sure yet
Any other advice or comments?
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