Loyola University New Orleans

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

Deli, Action Station, Flex

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

Due to COVID-19 protocol, all self-serve areas will be served. These areas include salad bar, nosh bar, condiment areas, fruit, soup and baked potato, deli, cereal.

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 SOME STATIONS]
Specific areas

Deli bar, Simple Servings, action station and grill (designated pans), Pizza (separate utensils)

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

Due to COVID-19 protocol, all self-serve areas will be served. 

These areas include salad bar, nosh bar, condiment areas, fruit, soup, and baked potato, deli, cereal, My Zone

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

Pre-order meals may be available as a formal accommodation

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
Eggs
Wheat
Soy
Milk
Gluten
My Zone- Tree Nuts, Peanuts, and Gluten
Additional Information

Loyola University has a Simple Servings station in the residential dining hall. 

We also have a My Zone where students can find gluten-free and nut-free items including breads, cereals, desserts, microwave, and toaster.

Dining Services Staff Member Trained?

7. We train dining services staff members.

Dining services staff trained?
[YES]
How often?
at least once a year
Which course(s) are used?
AllerTrain courses by MenuTrinfo
What topics are covered?

Anaphylaxis, avoiding cross-contact, recipe accuracy

Additional information

100% of managers are AllerTrain U certified.

Staff working at Simple Servings receives additional food allergy training.

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?

Non-perishable items are purchased through third-party purchasing options. Food cooking demonstrations or other similar programs, food is provided and managed by Sodexo staff

Additional information

Special attention is given to students who have kitchens and traditionally smaller meal plans such as upperclassman students, students living off-campus, and students living on the Broadway campus.

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?
We accommodate housing requests based on access but are unable to accommodate roommate assignments.
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
Where can students get more information?
Amy Boyle
Additional information

Loyola University New Orleans provides accommodations through the Office for Accessible Education (OAE). Students are required to make a formal request for accommodation by completing an Accommodation Request Form and meeting with an Accessibility Counselor to discuss their needs.

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?

Student's may be referred to Dining Services, but should first contact the Office of Accessible Education.

How can a student submit a request?

Student's should follow procedures found the Loyola Office of Accessible Education website (http://success.loyno.edu/accessible-education/students-seeking-register)

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
[YES]
Where?
healthcare facilities
LUPD--Emergency
Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[YES]
Who are the emergency responders?
TEMS—first, then NOEMS
Additional information

First, call the Loyola University Police Department.  Depending on the situation, they may dispatch the Tulane EMS or New Orleans EMS

Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Kelsey Rosenbaum
Disability Staff Contact
Andrea Rodriguez
Last updated:
July 7, 2020

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