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.
All our daily menu items are labeled with the top 8 allergens. If you have questions about ingredients, please ask to speak to a chef, manager or supervisor.
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.
If you have questions about ingredients, please ask to speak to a chef, manager or supervisor.
3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.
Iggy's Deli, Iggy's Bravissimo, Iggy's Pizza, Iggy's Allergen Friendly Zone, Boulder Deli, Boulder Bravissimo, Boulder 2.0 Sunny Side, Boulder Allergen Friendly Zone, Boulder Grille, Boulder 2.0 Hot Deli, Flannery Deli
We have special equipment upon request for these stations. Please notify staff of our allergy so they can follow procedure. If you have questions about ingredients, please ask to speak to a chef, manager or supervisor.
4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.
All Salad Bars
Everything is prepped separately. There are separate utensils for each item. The salad dressings are in individual containers to avoid cross contact.
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.
We offer the option on our mobile ordering platform for students to preorder from a restricted menu at the Boulder Deli, Boulder Grill (Allergy Zone), Iggy's Pizza.
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.
If you have questions about ingredients or procedures, please ask to speak to a chef, manager or supervisor.
7. We train dining services staff members.
food allergy 101, symptoms of allergic reaction, difference between allergies, intolerance and celiac, avoiding cross-contact, proper cleaning, understanding labels, menu substitutions, university policies
Although all our staff have undergone training, we suggest if you have questions about ingredients or procedures, please ask to speak to a chef, manager or supervisor.
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.
RA’s work to provide a variety of food for students to accommodate different diets. If student pre-register, they may ask for dietary restrictions. The safest way is for students to ask.
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.
12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.
Register with Disability Support Services: https://www.loyola.edu/department/dss/register
Loyola’s Disability Support Services office is happy to review a student’s request for accommodations to help a student live and learn at Loyola. On a case-by-case basis, we review documentation and work with Student Life and Dining Services (Parkhurst) if an accommodation is recommended.
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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.
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