Moravian University

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Dining Services
Made-to-order items
Made-to-order items
[Yes, for all stations]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability
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]

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Other
Allergen and nutrition information is available via the dining website https://moravian.sodexomyway.com/ and the BiteU by Sodexo app.
Specific areas

Made to order options in the Star student restaurant includes: Deli, Sustainable Table, Grill. Resident Dining at Clewell on the South campus is all made to order. Retail made to order is available at CRU5H, Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh, Hissho Sushi, DeLight's Cafe.  All of these stations have ingredient information available upon request.

Additional Information

Moravian University and our Simple Servings allergen-friendly station is the first college/University in the nation to be FareCheck Gold certified, via an indepedent audit by a FARE representative.

Students can indicate while ordering at made-to-order stations/grill whether their order is gluten-free, and a clean pan will be used.  In addition, students can access gluten-free bread and rolls and ask for a sandwich to be made with separate ingredients from storage that have not come in contact with allergen-containing ingredients.

Our resident dining, all-you-care-to-eat campus restaurant, The Star, does not use any tree nuts or peanuts or products with tree nuts or peanuts in our food production.  We maintain food storage facilities without any tree nuts or peanuts as well for resident dining.

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.

Self-Serve Items
Self-Serve Items
[Yes, for all stations]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability
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]

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Specific areas

In resident dining (The Star student restaurant and Clewell student restaurant), self serve areas include our salad bar, desserts, beverages, cereals, and soup station. Ingredient information for these items is available upon request. Top 8 allergens are listed on identifier cards at point of service.

Top 8 allergen information for self-serve items is also available on bite.sodexo.com and on our online menus at Moravian.sodexomyway.com.

Additional Information

Nutrition information is available for all of our self-serve items, and Top 8 allergens are listed on identifier cards for these items. If students would like separate ingredients (not comingled with other ingredients), they can request them from the salad bar or deli station.

Our resident dining, all-you-care-to-eat campus restaurant, The Star, does not use any peanuts or tree nuts or ingredients containing peanuts or tree nuts in our food production.  We maintain food storage facilities without any tree nuts or peanuts as well for resident dining.

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.

Made-To-Order Areas
Made-to-order areas
[Yes, in all stations]
Additional information

We run annual food allergy training for all employees which includes ways to minimize cross-contact.  We also run on-the-spot allergy training for each area so that employees at respective areas are familiar with measures to minimize cross-contact. 

If a student mentions an allergy or intolerance, our policy is to use a clean pan/utensils for that student when preparing their meal. Also, we sanitize that meal prep area, and wash hands and change gloves prior to food preparation.

3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.

Self-Serve Areas
Self-Serve Areas
[Yes, in all areas]
Additional Information

Yes, we do have policies to limit cross-contact at self-serve areas. Students can request separate ingredients from our stock if they are in need of a gluten-free sandwich or an egg-free salad, for example. At this time, pre-packaged salads and sides (and toppings, for example, pre-packaged croutons) also help limit cross-contact with allergy-containing ingredients.

Our resident dining, all-you-care-to-eat campus restaurant, The Star, does not use any peanuts or tree nuts or ingredients containing peanuts or tree nuts in our food production.  We maintain food storage facilities without any tree nuts or peanuts as well for resident dining.

4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.

Pre-Order Meals
Do students have access to pre-order meals free from their allergens?
[Yes]
Additional information

We offer pre-order and kiosk ordering in all of our retail venues where students can specify dietary needs while ordering.  We also offer mobile pre-ordering for both retail and some resident dining areas (Clewell).   Specifying an allergy or dietary need on their order alerts our staff to take our cross-contact precautions (separate cooking pans, utensils, and new gloves).

If students are determined to have a medical accommodation need, then pre-order of resident dining meals in the Star would be arranged between the student, the chef, and the dietitian. 

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.

Allergy-Friendly Station
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
Shellfish
Eggs
Wheat
Soy
Milk
Gluten
Additional Information

We are pleased to offer Sodexo's award-winning Simple Servings station, an allergen and gluten free program, in The Star all-you-care-to-eat student restaurant.  It is a self-contained front-of-house station whereby all food is prepared and served in front of the customer. The Simple Servings station is a separate and distinct area, with no cross-traffic into the station further reducing cross-contact with allergens.  Simple Servings staff are required to take and pass the AllertrainU food allergy course offered by MenuTrinfo.

Our Simple Servings station at Moravian University is the first in the nation to be FareCheck Gold certified, via an indepedent audit by a FARE representative.

Our resident dining, all-you-care-to-eat campus restaurant, The Star, does not use any peanuts or tree nuts or ingredients containing peanuts or tree nuts in our food production.  We maintain food storage facilities without any tree nuts or peanuts as well for resident dining.

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.

Dining Services Staff Member Trained?
Dining services staff trained?
[Yes, all staff]
Which course(s) are used?
AllerTrain courses by MenuTrinfo
ServSafe Allergen by National Restaurant Association
We developed our own food allergy training.
What topics are covered?

Food allergy 101, anaphylaxis, avoiding cross contact, emergency procedures (general and college specific), college specific policies related to meal plan accommodations, Lesley & Rider Universities settlements, department specific protocols to minimize cross-contact.

Additional information

Our on-site Registered Dietitian is an Allertrain master trainer and conducts all annual Allertrain and general food allergy training.  She also works with staff and managers to provide on-the-spot training for specific food prep and service areas.  Our dietitian is also part of a Sodexo Universities food allergy task force to develop guidance for the university market in our company.  

7. We train dining services staff members.

Registered Dietitian on Staff?
Do you have a registered dietitian on staff?
[Yes]

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.

Campus Life & Disabilities
RAs Trained
RA’s trained
[No]

9. We train our RA's.

Inclusive Resident Life Programs Including Food
Inclusive resident life programs involving food?
[Yes]
How can students access safe foods for resident life programs?

Students can indicate restrictions, as well as allergies, to the staff member coordinating the event. The event planner will do their best to accommodate the student's needs. 

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.

Accommodations for Roommate Assignments
Accommodations for roommate assignments
 
How does the school provide accommodations?
Working with students to change roommate assignments if it becomes necessary
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
The Office of Housing works in close partnership with a number of offices, including Dining and Accessibility Services, to process housing accommodation requests.
Where can students get more information?
Moravian College Office of Housing
610.861.1494

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 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?

A student should only contact the Accessibility Services Office for accommodation requests.  This can be done on the first floor of Monocacy Hall or at asc@moravian.edu.

How can students submit an accommodations request?

A student that is interested in registering with the ASC should first complete an intake form and then submit comprehensive documentation.  The link can be found at https://morstavian-accommodate.symplicity.com/.  Once a student submits both of these items, they will be reviewed and the student will be contacted for an intake meeting to determine if accommodations are needed.  This process can take several weeks and students are encouraged to submit documentation as soon as they have committed as students, to begin the process promptly.

 

 

 

Additional Information

The ASC also offers academic coaching services in which students that are registered with our office can take advantage of weekly appointments at the ASC.  This allows students to work on organization, study schedules, time management, and accommodation monitoring.  This is often a service that can be very helpful for students to begin working as independent students and self-advocates.

12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.

Health Services
What health services are offered?
Seasonal allergy shots

See what health services we offer >

Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response
Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[Yes]
Where?
Healthcare facilities

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.

Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine
Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[No]
Who are the emergency responders?
On-campus emergency responders
City emergency responders

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Emergency Response Policy
What does the policy allow for?
Staff is trained to recognize anaphylaxis and call emergency responders

See what our emergency response policy allows for >

Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Disability Staff Contact
Michelle Koch, Ed. S, Director of Accessibility Services
(610) 861-1401
Last updated on:
October 22, 2021
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