Department Directory

Office of Finance & Administration
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 370
Washington, DC 20016
Tel: 202-274-4060
Fax: 202-274-0705
financestaff@wcl.american.edu

Khalid Khalid
Assistant Dean
Suite 372, 202-274-4472

Cathy Prather
Budget Analyst/HR
Suite 371, 202-274-4062

Kimberly Dinkins
Financial Analyst
Suite 370, 202-274-4066

Tino Fletcher
Operations Coordinator
Suite 370, 202-274-4060

Michael Scher
Staff Assistant
Suite 370A, 202-274-4061

American University Washington College of Law Foreign Travel

Faculty and Staff Foreign Travel:

Email: To WCL Finance and Administration financestaff@wcl.american.edu four to two weeks in advance of travel:

  • Name of Participant(s):
  • Status: Faculty/Staff
  • Department Arranging Travel:
  • Exact Destination (Country, City and date in each if more than one stop):
  • Number of Weeks/Days:
  • Purpose of Travel: Three to four sentences
  • Security Rating of destination (if the rating is high, 4 or 5, fax or email an assumption of risk form from the traveler for AU records) Risk The form can be found here: http://www.american.edu/finance/assumption_of_risk.pdf

Student Foreign Travel:

Forward a memo (hard copy) to WCL Finance and Administration 6-8 weeks prior to travelling (no exceptions).

  • The memo should be addressed to the Provost Office of AU, and Cc'ed to Dean of WCL.
  • List of Participants (if more then five (5) participants please forward electronic version as well), AUID# and Status
  • Itinerary, exact date and name of city, country
  • Contingency and Communication Plan
  • Purpose of Travel

Submitted with:

  • Copies of completed Consent Forms for each student participant. Originals need to stay at WCL Finance.
  • Please forward an attendance list with signatures or email confirmation that pre-departure meeting/information has been given to all participants.
  • WCL Finance needs to secure the Dean's authorization on memorandum and forward's all paperwork to AU Provost Office.
  • Risk Assessment Reports-WCL Finance prints these:
  • WCL Finance keeps one complete copy of all documentation on file for three years
  • All approved travelers are signed up for Global Accident & Health Protection Coverage. To read more go to AU's Risk Management website: http://www.american.edu/finance/rmo/index.html.
  • All travel is subject to cancelation by American University if the security level changes.