Coe College

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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, for some stations]
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
[Yes]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[Yes]
Other
Upon request & online
Specific areas

Simple Servings is our allergen-safe, dining option for our customers with food allergies or gluten intolerance. This station offers food free from peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk products, eggs, and gluten-containing ingredients. Simple Servings staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contact with food allergens. Available in the Gage Memorial Union Dining Hall.

My Zone is our campus “pantry” where food items needed by students with Celiac disease or nut allergies are stored and prepared with precautions against cross-contact. This area is free of tree nut, peanut and gluten-containing ingredients and products.

Additional Information

We take pride in serving you wholesome ingredients, preparing recipes accurately and providing nutritional analysis and ingredient statements through our online menus and nutrition calculator. From our general manager to our front line servers, we work carefully to address food allergies, celiac diets, or other special dietary needs. 

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, for some stations]
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
[Yes]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[Yes]
Other
Upon request & online
Specific areas

Simple Servings is our allergen-safe, dining option for our customers with food allergies or gluten intolerance. This station offers food free from peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk products, eggs, and gluten-containing ingredients. Simple Servings staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contact with food allergens. Available in the Gage Memorial Union Dining Hall.

My Zone is our campus “pantry” where food items needed by students with Celiac disease or nut allergies are stored and prepared with precautions against cross-contact. This area is free of tree nut, peanut and gluten-containing ingredients and products.

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

Simple Servings is our allergen-safe, dining option for our customers with food allergies or gluten intolerance. This station offers food free from peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk products, eggs, and gluten-containing ingredients. Simple Servings staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contact with food allergens. Available in the Gage Memorial Union Dining Hall.

My Zone is our campus “pantry” where food items needed by students with Celiac disease or nut allergies are stored and prepared with precautions against cross-contact. This area is free of tree nut, peanut and gluten-containing ingredients and products.

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 some areas]
Specific areas

Simple Servings is our allergen-safe, dining option for our customers with food allergies or gluten intolerance. This station offers food free from peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk products, eggs, and gluten-containing ingredients. Simple Servings staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contact with food allergens. Available in the Gage Memorial Union Dining Hall.

My Zone is our campus “pantry” where food items needed by students with Celiac disease or nut allergies are stored and prepared with precautions against cross-contact. This area is free of tree nut, peanut and gluten-containing ingredients and products.

Additional Information

A variety of gluten-free items across campus and can accommodate customers with foods that are free from gluten-containing ingredients and protected against cross-contact with gluten.

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?
[Not answered]
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(s) that is free from specific allergens?
[Yes]
What is the station free from?
Peanut
Tree nut
Fish
Shellfish
Eggs
Wheat
Soy
Milk
Gluten
Additional Information

Simple Servings is our allergen-safe, dining option for our customers with food allergies or gluten intolerance. This station offers food free from peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk products, eggs, and gluten-containing ingredients. Simple Servings staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contact with food allergens. Available in the Gage Memorial Union Dining Hall.

My Zone is our campus “pantry” where food items needed by students with Celiac disease or nut allergies are stored and prepared with precautions against cross-contact. This area is free of tree nut, peanut and gluten-containing ingredients and products.

Dining Services Staff Member Trained?

7. We train dining services staff members.

Dining services staff trained?
[Yes, some staff]
Who?
All Simple Services staff
How often?
When hired
Which course(s) are used?
Unspecified
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?
Unspecified.
What topics are covered?

Through a four-year residential experience, the Office of Residence Life offers a variety of clean, well-maintained facilities, as well as an engaged staff who are guided by learning outcomes and strive to create an inclusive, safe environment that enhances the learning experience of our students and contributes to their graduation.  Coe College residence life will prepare residents to become lifelong change agents, guided by inclusivity and civially engaged principals through the Guiding Values of diversity, equity, inclusion, sense of belonging, student centeredness adn safety.

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?

Through a four-year residential experience, the Office of Residence Life offers a variety of clean, well-maintained facilities, as well as an engaged staff who are guided by learning outcomes and strive to create an inclusive, safe environment that enhances the learning experience of our students and contributes to their graduation.  Coe College residence life will prepare residents to become lifelong change agents, guided by inclusivity and civially engaged principals through the Guiding Values of diversity, equity, inclusion, sense of belonging, student centeredness adn safety.

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]
[No]
Does the housing office process requests?
No, another office on campus processes these requests (please specify)
Office of Accessibility Services
Where can students get more information?
Additional information

Through a four-year residential experience, the Office of Residence Life offers a variety of clean, well-maintained facilities, as well as an engaged staff who are guided by learning outcomes and strive to create an inclusive, safe environment that enhances the learning experience of our students and contributes to their graduation.  Coe College residence life will prepare residents to become lifelong change agents, guided by inclusivity and civially engaged principals through the Guiding Values of diversity, equity, inclusion, sense of belonging, student centeredness adn safety.

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?

N/A

How can students submit an accommodations request?

Students with a documented disability or a history of a documented disability, or those having a 504 Plan should email accessibility@coe.edu or contact the TRIO/AAP office at 319.399.8547 to schedule an initial appointment. Expect this meeting to take 30-45 minutes. Plan to bring: copies of IEP/504 plans, reports from medical/ psychological professions, description of current functional limitations, prognosis of disease process (if applicable, and explanation of how diagnosis substantially limits a major life activity.

The process of determining appropriate accommodation is based on the student’s report of past history, current experience, impressions of future needs, as well as the Coordinator’s professional assessment and knowledge of your academic plan. Third party documentation may be requested to augment reported information, provide additional suggestions for appropriate accommodations, or to expand understanding of student self-report.

Health Services

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What health services are offered?
Prescriptions for epinephrine
Students should bring an adequate supply of their prescription medication. Prescriptions given to Coe College students at Health Services can be filled at any pharmacy in the area, with the closest located within walking distance at First Avenue Hy-Vee Pharmacy. Other pharmacies in the area include CarePro, Walgreens, CVS, Walmart and Target.
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
[Not answered]
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
Additional information

Coe provides seven-days-a-week, 24-hours-per-day security through contracted services. The officers are trained in basic first aid, emergency procedures, patrolling and CPR. The Security Office is located in Upper Gage Union. Members of the Coe community are urged to notify the security office immediately concerning any criminal and/or suspicious activity or emergency that occurs on campus.

Contact Info
Last updated on:
June 14, 2021
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