Celiac College Student Survey completed January 2019
Food Service Vendor?
I don’t know
What stage are you in college?
Please describe your meal plan for each year there so far.
14 meal swipes per week
How many years ago were you diagnosed with celiac?
How sensitive to gluten are you?
Very: React to small amounts
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?
Mostly what I expected
Grade your college on feeding celiac students
Explain your rationale for that grade
May be some cross contamination but I haven’t had a reaction
Check all that apply
My school is medium sized and has a fair amount of dining halls, Ability to feed me is pretty consistent across dining halls, I feel comfortable eating at any dining hall on campus, I have great options at all of the dining halls, Ability to eat well was a critical part of my college selection process
Did you register with your students disabilities office for accommodations? If yes, describe.
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? If you didn't answer NONE, please explain what happened and how school responded.
Describe your biggest celiac challenge at college and how you manage it
Going out and drinking
If you were in charge of dining, what changes would you implement to better feed celiac students? Would your school be open to these suggestions?
Offer a specific gf cooking station
Did celiac impact your housing decision? How? Is there a certain dorm you recommend for celiacs? Why?
Your advice to new celiac kids for managing the dining halls? Favorite dining hall(s)?
Always ask questions of everything
Your advice to new celiac kids for eating in the dorm? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
You can basically just order food with a food ordering service from most places including chipotle, shake shack, etc
Your advice to new celiac kids on preparing before they come? Or doing upon first arrival?
Email dining services to make sure they’re prepared
Your advice to new celiac kids on managing keg parties and alcohol scene?
Don’t drink anything that you don’t know what’s in it. Bring your own shit
Grade your college town area for celiac friendliness
Favorite places to eat in town or foodshop?
Chipotle, shake shack, Cheesecake Factory
Anything else you would like to add?