Request for Meal Plan Accommodation Based on a Documented Disability or Health Condition

All students living on campus are required to purchase a meal plan. Students with special medically-necessary dietary needs may require special dining-related services or an accommodation to the meal plan.

Requests for meal plan accommodations are to be made by following the Process for Requesting a Meal Plan Accommodation.

As explained in this document, students seeking accommodations to the meal plan will need to submit a personal request and appropriate disability documentation to the Director of Disability Services. Documentation must include:

  1. Disability Disclosure and Accommodation Request  submitted electronically through the ACCOMMODATE platform.
  2. Meal Plan Accommodation Documentation Form - to be completed by the student's health care provider and sent directly to Marni Jones via email, fax, or mail.
  3. Documentation of the Disability - Each disability has specific guidelines for proper documentation.

Documentation and requests should be submitted to Marni Jones, Director of Disability Services, by any one of the following means:

Fax:     717-245-1618
Email:  disabilityservices@dickinson.edu
Mail:    Disability Services, Academic Advising, Dickinson College
           Biddle House, P.O. Box 1773
           Carlisle, PA 17013

Meal plan accommodation requests should be submitted as soon as recognized as necessitated.