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GFF College Dining Survey Responses

University of Miami

Coral Gables


Survey Date:

Aug 9, 2022

Survey 1 of 2




Celiac Disease, Milk Allergy

Student's Summary Assessment:

College Dining:


Surrounding Area:


Rationale for Grades Given

It’s not as easy as they think to get safe food

Lots of good, safe restaurants and grocery stores

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?

Not Very: Usually do not know if exposed

Add details to help us better understand your food restrictions (e.g. sensitivity level, potential reaction, need for EPI pen)

Celiac disease

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

Nutitionist and chef but hard to connect with them

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

I would label food better and make food easier to attain.

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

I order Uber eats a lot

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?

I really don’t have much advice. I hardly ate at them.

Meal Plans:

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

The minimum plan required when living on campus


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

Pura Vida, sweet green, raw south juice

Getting Started:

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

Meet with the nutritionist


Advice on managing parties or dinners out with friends?

We don’t really eat at parties it’s mostly drinking


Any other advice or comments?

Sophomores are not required to live on campus, so easy to get an apartment with a kitchen.

Meal Plans:

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