Celiac College Student Survey completed October 2019
Food Service Vendor
What stage are you in college?
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.
Small limited menu for celiac , added hot breakfast which basically is eggs not big option or menu lunch & dinner ok got chili 1 day for lunch he said not substantial . When my son asked for seconds he was told no ! Not pleased
How many years ago were you diagnosed with celiac?
Less than 1
How sensitive to gluten are you?
Extremely: React to even small traces
How would you describe the worst reaction you have had since diagnosis?
Does your college handle celiac food restrictions as you expected they would when you selected your school?
Somewhat what I expected
Grade your college on feeding celiac students
Explain your rationale for that grade
More options needed
Check all that apply
My school is large with many dining halls, I frequent certain dining halls because they have more options although all are safe, I assumed they could feed me and didn't think about it before I arrived, I asked alot of questions before I came but the reality was different
Did you register with your students disabilities office for accommodations? If yes, describe.
No only there 6 weeks
Are there resources (nutritionists, chefs, peer support groups) to help ensure you are receiving safe nutritious food? Describe
How many times have you been glutenized in your dining hall?
Describe your biggest celiac challenge at college and how you manage it
Finding variety of foods, feeling different
If you were in charge of your school's dining, what changes would you implement to better feed celiac students? Would your school be open to these suggestions?
Add bigger menu !!!!
Did celiac impact your housing decision? How? Is there a certain dorm you recommend for celiacs? Why?
Not much options got dx 3 weeks prior to move in
Your advice to new celiac kids for managing the dining halls? Favorite dining hall(s)?
Speak up & meet with nutritionist
Your advice to new celiac kids for eating in the dorm? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
Kind bars , popcorn
Your advice to new celiac kids on preparing before they come? Or doing upon first arrival?
Keeping lots of snacks
Your advice to new celiac kids on managing keg parties and alcohol scene?
Grade your college town area for celiac friendliness