Food Allergy and Celiac College Student Survey submitted December 2019
Grade your college on feeding students with your food restrictions
Explain your rationale for that grade
One entree choice for meals
What stage are you in college?
How many years ago were you diagnosed with food allergies or celiac disease?
Describe your food restrictions by checking all relevant boxes
Gluten Intolerance, Milk Allergy
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.
High 'modified food starch' reaction... Can eat cheese, no milk or milk products
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 not what I expected
Check all boxes that apply to your college experience
My school has only a few dining halls, Ability to feed me varies significantly across dining halls, I have sufficient options at some of the dining halls, I assumed they could feed me and didn't think about it before I arrived
Have you had a reaction from eating in your dining hall?
Describe each incident. How did your school respond?
Not life-threatening, but stuffy head and upset stomach with diarrhea.
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.
Number of swipes per semester
Did you register your food restrictions with your students disabilities office for accommodations? If yes, describe.
Yes, assured it was good
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?
Non dairy options
Describe your biggest challenge with managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
Picking and choosing from different stations
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?
Sushi is gluten and dairy free!
What's your advice for eating in the dorm with your food restrictions? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
Eat only stuff w ingredient lists
What do you recommend new students with food restrictions do before school starts? Or when they first arrive?
What's your advice on managing the party scene with your food restrictions?
Don't eat or bring own snacks
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?
Very specific food types... Some restaurants have a gluten-free and dairy-free menu
Anything else you would like to add?