Food Allergy and Celiac College Student Survey submitted August 2022
Describe your food restrictions by checking all relevant boxes
Celiac Disease, Milk Allergy
Grade your college on feeding students with your food restrictions
Explain your rationale for that grade
It’s not as easy as they think to get safe food
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.
If you indicated that you have celiac disease or are gluten intolerant, how sensitive are you to gluten?
Not Very: Usually do not know if exposed
Does your college handle food restrictions as you expected they would when you selected your school?
Somewhat 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, but I do not have sufficient options at any dining halls
Have you had a reaction from eating in your dining hall?
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.
The minimum plan required when living on campus
Did you register your food restrictions 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? If yes, describe.
Nutitionist and chef but hard to connect with them
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 label food better and make food easier to attain.
Describe your biggest challenge with managing your food restrictions at college and how you deal with it
I order Uber eats a lot
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?
I really don’t have much advice. I hardly ate at them.
What's your advice for eating in the dorm with your food restrictions? Favorite snacks? Places that deliver?
Pura Vida, sweet green, raw south juice
What do you recommend new students with food restrictions do before school starts? Or when they first arrive?
Meet with the nutritionist
What's your advice on managing the party scene with your food restrictions?
We don’t really eat at parties it’s mostly drinking
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?
Lots of good, safe restaurants and grocery stores
Anything else you would like to add?
Sophomores are not required to live on campus, so easy to get an apartment with a kitchen.