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U.S. Colleges Directory: Comparing Food Allergy & GF Policies–Florida

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Florida

Florida State University

Disability Services

  1. Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
    No
  2. Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
    No
  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
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information listed onsite/online?
    No
  3. Dining staff trained regularly on food allergy, celiac disease, cross-contact?
    Yes
  4. Pre-made allergy-friendly meals available?
    Yes
  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?
    No

Residential Housing

  1. Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
    No
  2. Resident Assistants trained on allergic reactions, auto-injector administration?
    No
  3. On-campus residence required in first year?
    No
  4. Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
    Some dining halls require meal plans, others do not.
  5. Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
    Yes
  6. Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
    Yes
  7. Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?
    Yes


 

University of Central Florida

Disability Services

  1. Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
    Yes.
  2. Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
    Not at this time.
  3. Food allergy fair or similar event at start of year?
    Yes, campus dietitian has tabling events.

Dining Services

  1. Dietitian or dining services staff available for a meeting before applying?
    Yes, can meet with location managers and food production managers.
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online?
    Yes. More info here.
  3. Dining staff trained regularly on food allergy, celiac disease, cross-contact?
    Yes
  4. Pre-made allergy-friendly meals available?
    Not at this time.
  5. Ingredient substitutions available?
    Yes
  6. Separate utensils and separate area in kitchen for
    food allergy/celiac orders?

    Yes
  7. All dining halls able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Yes
  8. All retail sites able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Not at this time.

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; RAs will be trained on EpiPen administering soon.
  3. On-campus residence required in first year?
    No
  4. Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
    No
  5. Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
    Yes, not guaranteed.
  6. Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
    Yes
  7. Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?
    Yes

 

 

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