Lee 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

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

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

For students with allergies, please ask for a dining manager or chef. They will take the necessary steps to review ingredients, pull from our back-up supply to help prevent cross-contact and provide you with a safe food option.

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

For students with allergies, please ask for a dining manager or chef. They will take the necessary steps to review ingredients, reduce the risk of cross-contact and provide you with a safe food option.

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

Please work with the dining culinary team to review medical condition and submit medical documentation through the Academic Support office. We can then create a plan to pre-order meals as appropriate.

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

This station is called Simple Servings. It is open for lunch and dinner 7 days/week and will provide a protein/meat, starch and vegetable.

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]
How often?
At least once a year
Which course(s) are used?
AllerTrain courses by MenuTrinfo
ServSafe Allergen by National Restaurant Association
Food Allergy 101 by Sodexo
Additional information

All chefs, managers and Simple Servings staff must have their AllerTrainU (manager level) training. All employees receive food allergy training at least once per year.

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?

Please notify your resident director of your food allergies prior to arriving to campus and notify your RA upon arrival to campus. Prior to housing events, you will also receive a Google Form where you can fill in your food allergies and restrictions and the Residence Life team will work to provide you a safe option.

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?
Trying to match students with food allergies for room assignments upon request
Facilitating roommate agreements involving food allergies upon request
Working with students to change roommate assignments if it becomes necessary
Please communicate with admissions office upon applying to the university.
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
Where can students get more information?
Office of Residential Life & Housing
423-614-6000

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?

Students requesting meal accommodations should reach out to Residence Life, as well as the dining services team.

How can students submit an accommodations request?

Please start by emailing Academic Support at academicsupport@leeuniversity.edu

Additional Information

Medical documentation with diagnosis will be required for Academic Support office.

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

Health Services
What health services are offered?
Prescriptions for epinephrine
Seasonal allergy shots

See what health services we offer >

Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response
Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[No]

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
[Yes]
Who are the emergency responders?
County emergency responders
On-campus are not EMTs, Emergency Responders would be from the county.
Additional information

County emergency responders would carry epinephrine, however, on-campus security does not carry epinephrine. 

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Emergency Response Policy
What does the policy allow for?
Designated, trained staff to help administer a student’s epinephrine or stock, undesignated epinephrine in an emergency
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
Last updated on:
November 22, 2022
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