U.S. Colleges Directory: Comparing Food Allergy & GF Policies–District of Columbia
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District of Columbia
- Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
- Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
- Food allergy fair or similar event at start of year?
- Dietitian or dining services staff available for a meeting before applying?
Yes, we talk to students and parents at orientation to learn of any allergies.
- Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online?
Yes; see dining info here.
- 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?
Yes. Gluten-free items in C-Store convenience stores.
- Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
- Resident Assistants trained on allergic reactions, auto-injector administration?
- On-campus residence required in first year?
- Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
- Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
- Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
Not generally; in some rooms and in some dorms may be available.
- Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?