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University of Arizona

Dining Services
Made-to-order items

1. We provide access to ingredient information for made-to-order* items. *Made-to-order - Meals that are prepared on request and to your specification in the dining hall. Examples include a sandwich station, omelet station, burrito station, etc.

Made-to-order items
[YES]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Top 8 allergens, online database
[YES]
Full ingredients, online database
[YES]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[NO]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[NO]
Specific areas

All self-operated restaurants inside the Student Union Memorial Center Food Court and restaurant inside Campus Recreation (which are open during the summer) have ingredient information. In the Fall, all self-operated restaurants across campus will have ingredient information available. All national franchises on campus have information online and can be contacted directly.

Additional Information

Students should declare their allergy to ensure we can put allergen procedures in place to reduce the risk of cross contact.

Self-Serve Items

2. We provide access to ingredient information for self-serve* items. *Self-serve - Meals that are served buffet-style in a dining hall. These are typically high risk for cross-contact and are best avoided by diners with food allergies.

Self-Serve Items
[YES]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Top 8 allergens, online database
[YES]
Full ingredients, online database
[YES]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[NO]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[NO]
Specific areas

Self-service salad bars across campus.

Additional Information

Students can ask for self-service items from the back to reduce risk of cross contact.

Made-To-Order Areas

3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.

Made-to-order areas
[YES, IN ALL STATIONS]
Additional information

When a student declares an allergen with their order, the person preparing the meal will washing their hands and change their gloves. They will also use their location allergen kit (containing items such as skillets, utensils, cutting board) to prepare the meal.

Self-Serve Areas

4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.

Self-Serve Areas
[YES, IN ALL AREAS]
Additional Information

Staff is trained to set salad bars with like items together and containers are not to be overfilled to reduce risk of cross contact.

Pre-Order Meals

5. We have pre-order meals* available. *Pre-order meals - Custom meals that can be ordered in advance by a diner so they are ready for pick up at a specific time. Typically these can be ordered online or by phone/text.

Do students have access to pre-order meals free from their allergens?
[YES]
Additional information

Students can arrange to pre-order meals if they contact the location manager or arrange with the chef or dietitian.

Allergy-Friendly Station

6. We have an allergy-friendly station*. *Allergy-friendly station - A food station where specific ingredients are banned, typically including many or all items in the Top 8 allergens and gluten.

Do students have access to an allergy-friendly station?
[YES]
What is the station free from?
Peanut
Tree nut
Shellfish
Gluten
Additional Information

A dedicated gluten free location is available that also does not contain peanuts, tree nuts or shellfish. Meals are prepared behind the line.

Dining Services Staff Member Trained?

7. We train dining services staff members.

Dining services staff trained?
[YES]
How often?
when hired
Which course(s) are used?
AllerTrain courses by MenuTrinfo
What topics are covered?

Food Allergy and Celiac 101, Anaphylaxis, Reducing Cross Contact and University Policies are discussed during our trainings.

Additional information

Our culinary dietitian is a master trainer for food allergies and celiac. She has trained over 250 of our chefs, managers, full-time culinary employees and student leads.

Registered Dietitian on Staff?

8. We have a registered dietitian* on staff. *Registered dietitian - Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who are often tasked with helping students with food allergies navigate the dining halls.

Do you have a registered dietitian on staff?
[YES]
Campus Life & Disabilities
RAs Trained

9. We train our RA's.

RA’s trained
[YES]
Inclusive Resident Life Programs Including Food

10. We have inclusive resident life programs* including food. *Inclusive resident life programs - Programs in the resident halls often include food. Inclusive resident life programs will offer students with food allergies the opportunity to request safe food alternatives for events they attend in the dorms.

Inclusive resident life programs involving food?
[YES]
How can students access safe foods for resident life programs?

Students can contact their RA to inquire about dietary accommodations for resident life programs.

Accommodations for Roommate Assignments

11. We offer accommodations for roommate assignments. *Every accommodation request is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. A housing accommodation cannot be guaranteed prior to an individual evaluation.

Accommodations for roommate assignments
[YES]
How does the school provide accommodations?
facilitating roommate agreements involving food allergies upon request
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
Where can students get more information?
Additional information

Students should fill out information through the Disability Resource Center. DRC will work with Housing & Residential Life to assign to a space on campus that is most accessible.

Disability Services Office Processes Food Allergy and Celiac Disease Accommodation Requests

12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.

Disability services office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests
[YES]
Other departments a student should contact?

Residence Life can assist with accommodation requests if they involve living on campus.

How can a student submit a request?

Students should visit the Disability Resource Center link above and fill out the accommodations request form.

Health Services

See what health services we offer >

What health services are offered?
food allergy management care
prescriptions for epinephrine
fulfill epinephrine prescriptions in our pharmacy
Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response

13. We have stock, undesignated epinephrine* available for emergency response. *Stock, undesignated epinephrine - Epinephrine that is prescribed to a college or university rather than to a particular student. This epinephrine is kept on hand to use for any student that experiences anaphylaxis.

Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[NO]
Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[YES]
Who are the emergency responders?
on-campus emergency responders
city emergency responders
Emergency Response Policy

See what our emergency response policy allows for >

What does the policy allow for?
Staff is trained to recognize anaphylaxis and call emergency responders
on-campus emergency responders carry epinephrine for use in an emergency
Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Christine Carlson, MS, RD, CSSD, CDE
520-621-5736
Disability Staff Contact
Last updated:
May 10, 2018

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