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

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New Hampshire

Dartmouth College

Disability Services

  1. Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
    Only for students who report that they need to eat gluten-free.
  2. Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
    No
  3. Food allergy fair or similar event at start of year?
    Individual tours of all dining facilities offered and available upon request.

Dining Services

  1. Dietitian or dining services staff available for a meeting before applying?
    Yes
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online?
    Yes; http://nutrition.dartmouth.edu:8088
  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?
    Yes

Residential Housing

  1. Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
    Yes
  2. Resident Assistants trained on allergic reactions, auto-injector administration?
    No
  3. On-campus residence required in first year?
    Yes
  4. Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
    Yes; exemption is granted on a case-by-case basis.
  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 New Hampshire

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?
    Some events held by Dining, Housing or other departments.

Dining Services

  1. Dietitian or dining services staff available for a meeting before applying?
    Yes
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online? 
    Yes, 3 dining halls have online menus. Click on name of food item for nutrition facts and ingredient listings: http://www.unh.edu/dining/locations
  3. Dining staff trained regularly on food allergy, celiac disease, cross-contact?
    Yes
  4. Pre-made allergy-friendly meals available?
    Yes. Plus, other specific options: http://www.unh.edu/dining/special-concerns
  5. Ingredient substitutions available?
    Yes
  6. Separate utensils and 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?
    Yes

Residential Housing

  1. Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
    No specific area.
  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?
    Yes, required in residences halls, not required in on-campus apartments.
  5. Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
    Yes, if requested in written note.
  6. Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
    Yes
  7. Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?
    No. Most residences have a shared kitchen. Accommodations for freshman to live in apartments have been made in the past, in some circumstances.

 

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