NFCA Launches Interactive Resource for Gluten-Free College Students


The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) has launched a new resource to help gluten-free students currently in college and those preparing to visit campuses this fall. GREAT U ( is a digital publication filled with articles, recipes and inspiring stories from real college students living with celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. Readers can flip through the pages online just like they would a traditional magazine.

GREAT U: Gluten-Free College Resource from NFCAGluten-free students face a number of challenges at college, from finding food that's safe to eat, to navigating parties and tailgates where gluten-containing beer is the only beverage.

Here's a taste of what's inside:

  • Q&A with Florida State Quarterback and Diagnosed Celiac Clint Trickett
  • How to Make the ULTIMATE Gluten-Free Care Package
  • 5-Minute Gluten-Free Recipes
  • How to Start a Gluten-Free Advocacy Group on Campus

GREAT U was created by a college senior, who worked with NFCA to produce this resource. It was made possible with support from Udi's Gluten Free Foods.

Read: GREAT U: A Gluten-Free Guide to College Living


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