Student Nutrition Awareness Program (SNAP)

What is SNAP? 

The Student Nutrition Awareness Program or SNAP is sponsored by Hospitality Services and encourages students to develop balanced eating habits by providing nutrition education and peer support. In addition to answering nutrition questions and concerns, SNAP provides nutrition resources to help students adjust to campus life and navigate dietary restrictions on campus. 

SNAP's Resources & Initiatives 

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SNAP Your Meal Contest
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SNAP's Stamp Cards
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SNAP's Nutrition Resources
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Other Reliable Nutrition Resources
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Nutrition Month Recipes

SNAP's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Our dining halls are not allergen-free. However, all our staff do receive ongoing food safety training, including allergen procedures and avoiding cross-contamination.

Any time you order food, it is your responsibility to identify any allergies to the staff to ensure the right measures are taken to prevent cross-contamination. We remind all students with allergies to ask if they are ever unsure whether the food is safe to eat. Our staff is friendly and always happy to help!

If you have other questions regarding navigating dietary restrictions or allergies while on campus, please get in touch with SNAP at, or send a message on our Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat
We understand that navigating dining on campus with dietary restrictions can be challenging, so SNAP is here to help.

If you have questions about dietary allergies or restrictions while in residence or on campus, please contact SNAP, and we will give you detailed information on your next steps. We can be reached via email at or on Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat (@snapuofguelph) .
Yes! Please exercise caution and safety when eating in our dining halls and identify any allergies or restrictions before ordering. Our dining halls are not allergen-free, but our staff receives ongoing food safety training, including allergen procedures and cross-contamination prevention.

If you are ever unsure or have doubts about whether your food is safe to eat, please don’t hesitate to ask the Hospitality staff on-site.

If you need assistance on where to find specific foods that suit your restrictions, please contact SNAP at or send us a message on our social media
Transitioning into university life can be challenging for many students, which is why it is essential to create positive eating habits to help keep our bodies and minds healthy.

To create balanced meals, Canada’s Food Guide recommends having:
½ plate of fruits and vegetables
¼ plate of whole grains
¼ plate of protein sources

Don’t forget to try out different flavours, spices, cultural dishes, and food combinations to experiment with what you like; food is meant to be enjoyed!

If you want to learn more about nutrition topics, follow us on our social media and check out the nutrition resources on our website.

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