Work/Life Initiatives

Dependent Care

Resources to help employees meet their child and elder care needs.

Dual Career Resources

Resources for candidate and new hire spouse/partners seeking employment in the area.

Flexible Work Schedules

With supervisory approval, some flexibility in the starting time of work and lunch breaks is permitted, provided that the business needs of the office and University are met.

Life Happens! Seminars

Washington and Lee provides a variety of seminar topics designed to help you address areas of personal stress. Elder care, financial wellness, stress management and other topics give insight into matters you may be working through.

Local Food Options

Interested in eating locally? A CSA is essentially a subscription to a farm or other local food supplier. The subscription format, now available through payroll deduction, provides you with fresh, local produce (and eggs, cheese, meat, etc.) and allows farmers some predictability of demand.

Newcomers Club

New to Washington and Lee? The Newcomers Club sponsors various events to welcome the newest members of our community and provide opportunities for new faculty and staff to become acquainted. Activities are open to those hired in the last three years. Contact Anne Remington to join the Newcomers Facebook group.

Wellness Program

Washington and Lee is committed to a work environment that promotes healthy lifestyles, enhances the quality of life, and decreases the risk of injury and disease. Through health promotion, educational programming, and a full array of athletic and recreational facilities, employees have unique opportunities readily available. Offerings include Weight Watchers @ Work, Group Exercise Classes, use of the fitness center, campus walking map, quarterly challenges, etc. Incentives are available for employees and their spouse/partners who participate in various aspects of the wellness program.