Dietary Restrictions & Preferences

redsauceNutritional Information

The Department of Dining Services analyzes and provides students and other customers with nutritional information about meals served in the dining units. Visit our Nutrition Information page for more information.

First Step: Apply for Accommodation with CSD

Please first contact UConn Center for Students with Disabilities to apply for accommodation.

Once your accommodation is approved, please then request an appointment with Dining Services and include in your allergy description and the name of your CSD appointed contact. A Dining Services staff member will then reach out to you to schedule an appointment. At your appointment, our Assistant Directors will speak with you to further discuss your allergy or dietary restriction, as well as any additional questions or concerns you may have relating to your needs.

Second Step: Request Appointment with Dining Services

To request an appointment fill out this form. Please note: Due to COVID-19, we are unfortunately postponing appointments for the Fall 2020 semester until after Saturday, August 1st.

The Department of Dining Services puts a priority on helping students who have food allergies navigate through our numerous dining halls, menu concepts, and retail locations. Any student who has a food allergy/dietary needs is asked to contact Dining Services so that we can work together at assuring you have options each time your enter one of our locations.

What to expect:

Upon talking with one of our experienced team members, they will schedule a time and place to meet with you and discuss your dietary needs. Any information you can share with our dietary team will assist us in accommodating your dietary requests. Below is a questionnaire that will assist you in sharing the information we need to ensure that you have a positive experience.

  • What are your allergens/dietary needs?
  • What do you eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner?
  • What are your food, likes and dislikes?
  • Are you a vegan or vegetarian?
  • How long have you lived with this specific diagnosis or diet?
  • What are your biggest challenges on your specific diet?

After a meeting with our dietary team, we will share suggestions on how we can accommodate your specific diet, give you a tour of our facilities, introduce you to our culinary team and make you as comfortable as possible with our dining operations. We are proud of our Dining Services program and look forward to meeting you.

For Fall 2020:

Students with dietary accommodations will need to call ahead to the dining hall they wish to get their meal from so that it can be prepared for them.

McMahon 860-486-2601
North 860-486-3011
Northwest 860-486-2067
Putnam 860-486-4201
South 860-486-6654

Download a copy of our brochure which we hope you find helpful.


General Questions

Students with dietary concerns should contact:

Rob Landolphi, Manager of Culinary Development:

Michael White, Assistant Director of Residential Operations:

Any student who is seeking nutritional assistance should contact:

Amy Dunham, Nutrition Coordinator: