Celiac 101: Speaking with Your University’s Dining Services

Your university’s Dining Services is one of the most crucial tools in helping you adhere to the gluten-free diet throughout college.  The efficiency and helpfulness of each school’s dining program varies and is unique; while I’ve had a fantastic experience at Rice University, I have also heard stories from other schools that chronicle less positive experiences.  Whatever the case … More Celiac 101: Speaking with Your University’s Dining Services

Celiac 101: “Gluten-Proofing” Your Dorm Room

Eating in a dining hall on a college campus can sometimes be a risk for college students with celiac disease. For the first time, neither you nor your family is in complete control of preparing the gluten-free foods you eat.  Even if a school has incredible gluten-free accommodations, there is always the potential for accidental … More Celiac 101: “Gluten-Proofing” Your Dorm Room

Celiac 101: Picking the Right School

Every high school senior, as well as every college student, is aware of the difficulty in choosing a college or university to attend.  A student must take into account factors like academic rigor, opportunities for extracurricular activities, quality of life, and, most importantly, overall ‘fit’.  For college-bound celiacs, however, there are many more factors that influence … More Celiac 101: Picking the Right School

Celiac 101 Series: Maintaining the Gluten-Free Diet in College

The end of July marks a serious time of transition for college students throughout the country.  As July comes to a close, college students begin to realize that the end of summer is near; within the next month, we’ll be heading back to our dorm rooms and apartments, where we’ll begin our studies and continue … More Celiac 101 Series: Maintaining the Gluten-Free Diet in College