Compensation & Benefits

Planning for Parental Leave: A Guide to Faculty Policies at the University of Virginia

If you are a faculty member at the University of Virginia and you are anticipating the birth of a child or the arrival of an infant or child under the age of seven through adoption, foster care placement, or legal guardianship, this page will introduce you to some important policies that can help you plan for this significant change in your life.

Leaves of Absence

Recognizing the need for faculty members (including academic, administrative, and professional) to be away from the University to pursue research and scholarship and to take time away from work to fulfill family, personal, or other outside obligations, the University has established different types of leave.