UT Austin Pilot Program Offers Free Period Products In Women’s Restrooms

The products will be available in two buildings operated by University Unions  An initial $5,000 has been budgeted for the program.

By Nadia HamdanNovember 27, 2018 9:30 am, ,

From KUT:

UT Austin’s two university unions are set to offer free tampons and pads for students who may struggle to afford them.

The Texas Union’s complementary dispensers were installed in early November, while the Student Activities Center is expected to have its machines ready in about two weeks. In the Texas Union, the old dispensers that required 25 cents for a tampon or pad have been retrofitted to immediately release the product with the pull of a lever.

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