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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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
[YES]
Other
In addition to top 8, mustard, MSG, and sesame easily available
Specific areas

Grill, deli, salad bar

Additional Information

Please refer to the food allergy brochure on the UWEC dining website.  https://www.uwec.edu/Dining/locations/upload/PDF-399.pdf

 

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
[YES]
Specific areas

Salad bar

Additional Information

Even if the online information and product signs indicate that the item is free of your allergen, please ask our staff to give you a portion from back-up if there are other items nearby.  For instance, if you are allergic to milk, please let us make your salad in the back of the house.  https://www.uwec.edu/Dining/locations/upload/PDF-399.pdf

 

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

Please refer to the allergy brochure on the UWEC dining website and talk to Chef Debbie Allen to develop an plan based on your individual situation. https://www.uwec.edu/Dining/locations/upload/PDF-399.pdf

 

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

Please allow us to make your item in the back of the house, or to provide you with a portion that has not been exposed to a self-serve environment. 

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

Please refer to the allergy brochure on the UWEC dining website and work with Chef Debbie Allen to develop a communication and meal plan based on your individual situation.  https://www.uwec.edu/Dining/locations/upload/PDF-399.pdf

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
All management staff is Allertrain certified, and all staff have an allergy refreshed at the start of each semester, and included in daily huddles.
Which course(s) are used?
AllerTrain courses by MenuTrinfo
What topics are covered?

Managers go through the full Allertrain certification training.  Staff are trained on recognizing symptoms of allergic reaction, how to answer allergy-related questions, the importance of accurate signage and following recipes, how to prevent cross-contact, and other topics.

Additional information

We take food allergies very seriously.  Front-line staff are trained to get help from a manager.

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?
[NO]
Campus Life & Disabilities
RAs Trained

9. We train our RA's.

RA’s trained
[NO]
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?
[NO]
How can students access safe foods for resident life programs?

This is in our future plans.  Currently, students should make their needs known to their resident advisor prior to an event. 

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
[NO]
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
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?

Housing and residence life will refer students to SSD.

How can a student submit a request?

Students can Fax, email or mail paperwork that describes a documented disability by a licensed provider that states the functional limitations caused by the diagnosis. Paperwork for “Medical Disabilities” is available under “Documents” on the SSD webpage. Accommodations are discussed with the student to determine reasonable accommodations for living and classroom environments in order to provide an equitable learning experience.

Additional Information

The SSD office collaborates with other campus offices, specifically Housing and Residence Life, to determine reasonable accommodations based on provider recommendations.

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
[NO]
Who are the 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
dining staff
Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Beth Winthrop - national dietitian
4014654084
Disability Staff Contact
Services for Students with Disabilities
715-836-5800
Last updated:
January 15, 2018

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