Describe your food restrictions by checking all relevant boxes
Celiac Disease, Gluten Intolerance, Wheat Allergy
Grade your college on feeding students with your food restrictions
Explain your rationale for that grade
Got cross contaminated once and havent eaten there again, but they have gluten free bread
What stage are you in college?
How many years ago were you diagnosed with food allergies or celiac disease?
Please use this space to provide details that would help us better understand your food restrictions. Include your reaction if exposed to the foods you are avoiding. Please mention if you carry an epi-pen.
Gluten free/celiac, no epi pen
If you indicated that you have celiac disease or are gluten intolerant, how sensitive are you to gluten?
Moderate: React sometimes
Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected they would when you selected your school?
Mostly what I expected
Check all boxes that apply to your college experience
My school has only a few dining halls, Ability to feed me is fairly consistent across dining halls, Ability to eat well was a small part of my college selection process
Have you had a reaction from eating in your dining hall?
Describe each incident. How did your school respond?
Was too scared to self advocate, cross contaminated mayo, threw up in bathroom, got sent home
Please describe your meal plan for each year there so far. Include if your school required any of these decisions. If you are eating in a greek house or other club type arrangement include that as well.
I don’t really have one because its a community college
Did you register your food restrictions with your students disabilities office for accommodations? If yes, describe.
Yes, if i get sick the absence is excused
Are there resources (nutritionists, chefs, peer support groups) to help ensure you are receiving safe nutritious food? If yes, describe.
If you were in charge of your school's dining, what changes would you implement to better feed students with your food restrictions? Would your school be open to these suggestions?
I would have there be a variety of allergen friendly options
Describe your biggest challenge with managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
Not being able to get much at the cafeteria and i just bring my food
Did your food restrictions impact your housing decision? How? Is there a certain dorm you recommend for those with food restrictions? Why?
What's your advice for managing the dining halls with your food restrictions? Favorite dining hall(s)? Any dining halls to avoid?
Theres only one cafeteria and i like the yogurt bar
What's your advice for eating in the dorm with your food restrictions? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
Dont have a dorm
What do you recommend new students with food restrictions do before school starts? Or when they first arrive?
Try to self advocate
What's your advice on managing the party scene with your food restrictions?
I havent found my way into the party scene
Grade your college town area for feeding people with your food restrictions
Explain your grade. What are your favorite places to eat in town or foodshop?