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.
Nutritional information for all foods on our menus can be reached by contacting Dining Services.
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.
3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.
4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.
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.
After reviewing requests for accommodations, you may pre-order food items, receive specially prepared food items, or receive items with menu substitutions.
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.
Students with nut allergies will have access to an allergy free dining space. The space also includes appliances to store and prepare foods. Meals for these students will be prepared in advance and stored in allergy-free settings to ensure foods are not contaminated.
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.
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.
Students requesting accommodations in college housing should submit the Housing Accommodations Request Form along with supporting documentation from their treating health care provider Disability Documentation to Disability Services.
1. The student will submit Dining Services Accommodation Request Form and supporting documentation from their treating health care provider to Disability Services and request a meeting with the Director of Disability Services.
2. During this meeting, the student and the Director of Disability Services will discuss reasonable modifications to the meal plan based upon the submitted documentation and supporting information from the student. The student will be given a meal plan accommodation letter detailing the specific modification plan tailored to the student’s dietary requirements.
3. It is the student’s responsibility to notify Disability Services of any changes in the requested modification during their enrollment in the college.
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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.