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Memorandum December 15, 2022

American University Community
Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Ph.D., CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer
Free Period Products

Dear AU Community,

Beginning early next spring, the university will offer free period products in over 330 restrooms across campus. Earlier this year, the DC City Council passed the 2022 Period Products Act, which mandates all educational institutions in the District of Columbia make free period products readily available.

Over the past month of careful consideration, a working group of undergraduate and graduate students and staff from campus service offices has recommended the use of products manufactured by Evogen, which demonstrates the ability to meet the needs of the AU community based on its availability, maintenance, aesthetics, and cost.

The installation of period product dispensers in all women’s and all-gender bathrooms on campus will be completed by March 14, 2023. As mandated by law, the dispensers will be in all university buildings, including residence halls.

Thank you.


Bronté Burleigh-Jones
CFO, Vice President and Treasurer