U.S. College Directory: Comparing Food Allergy & GF Policies-South Carolina
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College of Charleston
- Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
Medical note required only for meal plan exemption.
- Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
No, but student works with Dining Services.
- Food allergy fair or similar event at start of year?
Tour of dining locations offering allergy-friendly foods.
- Dietitian or dining services staff available for a meeting before applying?
- Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online?
- Dining staff trained regularly on food allergy, celiac disease, cross-contact?
- Pre-made allergy-friendly meals available?
- Ingredient substitutions available?
- Separate utensils and separate area in kitchen for
food allergy/celiac orders?
- All dining halls able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
- All retail sites able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
- Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
- Resident Assistants trained on allergic reactions, auto-injector administration?
No. RAs are not trained, not currently allowed to administer auto-injectors. They are to contact campus first responders in an emergency.
- On-campus residence required in first year?
- Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
- Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
Housing office handles all assignments, and would have to decide on grouping food allergy students.
- Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
- Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?