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U.S. Colleges Directory: Comparing Food Allergy & GF Policies–District of Columbia

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District of Columbia

Howard University

Disability Services

  1. Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
    Yes
  2. Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
    Yes
  3. Food allergy fair or similar event at start of year?
    No

Dining Services

  1. 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.
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online?
    Yes; see dining info here.
  3. Dining staff trained regularly on food allergy, celiac disease, cross-contact?
    Yes
  4. Pre-made allergy-friendly meals available?
    No
  5. Ingredient substitutions available?
    Yes
  6. Separate utensils and separate area in kitchen for
    food allergy/celiac orders?
    No
  7. All dining halls able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Yes
  8. All retail sites able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Yes. Gluten-free items in C-Store convenience stores.

Residential Housing

  1. Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
    Yes
  2. Resident Assistants trained on allergic reactions, auto-injector administration?
    Yes
  3. On-campus residence required in first year?
    Yes
  4. Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
    Yes
  5. Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
    No
  6. Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
    Not generally; in some rooms and in some dorms may be available.
  7. Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?
    No

 

 

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