U.S. College Directory: Comparing Food Allergy & GF Policies-North Carolina

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Published: November 22, 2016

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North Carolina State University

Disability Services

  1. Doctor’s note with medical documentation required for accommodations?
    We will make reasonable accommodations for anyone. Note would be required for first-year student living on campus to be excused from meal plan.
  2. Paperwork filed with disabilities office required for accommodations?
    No
  3. Food allergy fair or similar event at start of year?
    We have a food allergy support group.

Dining Services

  1. Dietitian or dining services staff available for a meeting before applying?
    Yes
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online?
    Yes. Complete ingredient lists available on mobile app, website and touch screens at the point of sale. Online: www.ncsudining.com
  3. Dining staff trained regularly on food allergy, celiac disease, cross-contact?
    Yes, every employee is allergy trained, all chefs are also allergy-trained via National Restaurant Association (NRA).
  4. Pre-made allergy-friendly meals available?
    No, strive to have options every day at all locations.
  5. Ingredient substitutions available?
    Yes
  6. Separate utensils and separate area in kitchen for
    food allergy/celiac orders?

    When preparing a gluten-free option, color-coded purple utensils are used. Good cross-contact prevention employed.
  7. All dining halls able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Yes
  8. All retail sites able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    All menu items are marked for top 8 allergens, complete ingredient lists available on mobile app, website and touch screens at the point of sale.

Residential Housing

  1. Area on housing form to indicate food allergies/celiac disease?
    Place on the housing application to disclose any disability issue; food allergy can be disclosed here.
  2. Resident Assistants trained on allergic reactions, auto-injector administration?
    RAs are trained in allergy reactions; not allowed to administer auto-injectors.
  3. On-campus residence required in first year?
    No
  4. Meal plans required if in on-campus housing?
    Yes
  5. Possible to group food allergy students as roommates?
    Yes, if students notify Housing.
  6. Microwaves/mini-fridge allowed in rooms?
    Yes
  7. Room with kitchenette available, even if freshman?
    Yes

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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
  2. Is ingredient or allergen information onsite/online?
    Yes; http://menus.dining.unc.edu/
  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?

    Yes
  7. All dining halls able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Yes
  8. All retail sites able to accommodate allergies, gluten-free diet?
    Gluten- free options in retail.

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?
    No
  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

 

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