Dartmouth College

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
[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
[YES]
Other
Full listing of allergens available at nutriton kiosk in dining halls
Specific areas

Yes, All ingredient information can be viewed "on-line' via mobile or desk-top applications.

Additional Information

All students with food allergies, are strongly encouraged to self-identify and ask questions concerning ingredients and food preparation.

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
[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
[YES]
Other
Full listing avaible at nutrition kiosk in dining halls
Specific areas

Yes, All ingredient information can be viewed "on-line' via mobile or desk-top applications.

Additional Information

All students with food allergies are strongly encouraged to self-identify and ask questions concerning food ingredients and food preparation.

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

Proper procedures are continually reviewed with all staff in correct methods of preparation, to control chances of cross contact. Formal training classes are held on a yearly basis.

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

Students with food allergies are encouraged to pre-order meals, or ask for food that has not been placed on serving. lines.

Signage is posted encourage to ask for assistance.

Pans are not over-filled, and disposed of, if cross-contact occurs.

Utensils are changed out frequently.

All students are reminded to use only utensils provided for specific pan

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

OrderIt app can be used to place orders for meals from several dining locations. More locations will start using in Fall'19.

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?
[NO]
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
ServSafe Allergen by National Restaurant Association
We developed our own food allergy training.
All full-time dining staff are required to complete AllerTrain certificate program and particiapte in yearly reviews of different programs developed on campus.Temporary staff and student staff also attend review programs.
What topics are covered?

Food allergies and intolerances The TOP 8. What is anaphylaxis Avoiding cross contact Labeling and signage Emergency procedures in case someone has an allergy reaction

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]
What training?
AllerTrain RA
a university-developed training
What topics are covered?

Training for UGA's started Spring term '19 and will continue through fall '19 and Winter'20. Food allergies, food intolerances and sensitivities, Celiac Disease Top 8 allergen Signage and labeling in the dining halls Anaphylaxis Emergency procedures Cross contact Tips and suggestions for events serving food, in residence halls

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 should speak to their UGA's or Community Director about their specific situation or needs.

Additional information

For medical disability, or chronic health need housing accommodations, students can contact either the Office of Residential Life or Student Accessibility Services for accommodation requests.

https://students.dartmouth.edu/residential-life/department/office-residential-life.

 

 

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?
trying to match students with food allergies for room assignments upon request
working with students to change roommate assignments if it becomes necessary
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
Where can students get more information?
https://students.dartmouth.edu/residential-life/department/office-residential-life.
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?

Office of Residential Life or Student Health Services

How can a student submit a request?
Additional Information

Food allergy, celiac disease or other dietary accommodation requests can be submitted by email, or by scheduling an appt. Services will vary form Student to student based on individual need.

Health Services

See what health services we offer >

What health services are offered?
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
[YES]
Where?
dining halls
Additional information

All Dining Management staff is trained and certified to recognize anaphylaxis and administer epinephrine

Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[NOT ANSWERED]
Who are the emergency responders?
on-campus emergency responders
city emergency responders
Campus Safety & Security and Local Police
Emergency Response Policy

See what our emergency response policy allows for >

What does the policy allow for?
designated, trained staff to help administer a student’s epinephrine or stock, undesignated epinephrine in an emergency
Staff is trained to recognize anaphylaxis and call emergency responders
on-campus emergency responders carry epinephrine for use in an emergency
Local fire and rescue squads also carry epinephrine
Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Disability Staff Contact
Last updated:
August 30, 2019

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