ANN ARBOR (AP) – Incoming University of Michigan dormitory residents will find condoms in vending machines alongside snacks and soft drinks.

AnnArbor.com says the 2013-14 is the first full school year with condom-stocked machines in campus dorms. It says they were introduced in place in April, then removed for the summer when children bunk in dorm rooms for summer camps.

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University spokesman Peter Logan says students asked housing staff in 2012 to install free condom dispensers in dorm bathrooms.

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Logan says housing officials didn’t buy that idea but instead opted to add condoms to the vending machine wares. They sell for $1.

Incoming junior Carly Manes says condoms are available free at the U-M Health Service, but students may be too shy to publicly ask for one or may not plan ahead.

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