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GFF College Dining Survey Responses
University of Miami
Sep 20, 2023
Survey 1 of 3
Peanut Allergy, Tree Nut Allergy
Student's Summary Assessment:
Rationale for Grades Given
not as much signage or desert options
always had another backup
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)
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, talking to chef, menu nutrition breakdown
If you were in charge of dining, what would you change? Would your school be open to suggestions?
yes and I would add more options with clear labels
Describe your biggest challenge managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
I would always ask someone if there wasn’t something I was sure was safe
Advice for Incoming Students:
Did your food restrictions impact your housing decisions? Any dorm recommendations
yes, I had my own mini fridge as a precaution
Any advice for managing dining halls? Favorite dining halls? Any to avoid?
just be vocal and ask the important questions when you tour the school
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?
tell your roommate about your allergy
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?
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