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.
soup station, pizza station, and grill
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.
Salad bar does not have the allergens listed, but can be provided upon request.
3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.
we always have a pan available to prepare and allergen free meal .
4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.
At the salad bar allergens are separated from non allergen containing foods.
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.
To receive a pre-ordered meal students must meet with the dietitian first to set up the meal order.
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.
We have our Simple Servings station line. The food at this station is prepared in a kitchen that only prepares the allergen free option. This area does not allow any other prep work to be done there. All of our cooks and servers go through a training to better understand the allergens and decrease the risk of cross contact.
7. We train dining services staff members.
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.
9. We train our RA's.
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.
No peanuts are ever offered, foods labeled, try to offer a gluten free alternative when serving food. They can always ask the RA for a food allergy alternative.
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.
Disability services is your best contact for housing accommodations. Start with contacting them.
12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.
online at bellarmine.edu/studentaffairs/disabilityservices
please contact us early if you are wanting a meal plan accommodation.
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.
14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.
See what our emergency response policy allows for >