"American University has a long and proud tradition not merely of tolerating but actively affirming the value of the diversity of human experience as a vital enrichment to our academic community."
- President's Statement Upon Adding Gender Identity and Expression to AU's Policies, June 2002.
In keeping with a university tradition that is committed to inclusiveness and social justice, on June 1, 2002, American University became one of the first dozen colleges in the United States to explicitly include "gender identity and expression" in our non-discrimination policies. The following guide will provide some information about current policies; if you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the Director of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion.
Changing your name on campus records? What about your ID? Need information about our health insurance at AU (both student and faculty/staff? Find information about these questions and more in our campus policies section of the Trans Resource Guide.