As life events arise, University faculty members may take advantage of these flexibility options to focus their energy where it’s needed most.

“Stop the Clock” Program

An assistant professor in the tenure, clinical scholar, or undifferentiated track may, under certain circumstances, request an extension on review for promotion.
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Parental Leave

Full-time faculty members on 3Q appointments may take parental leave or request a rearrangement of teaching duties to spend time with their new child.
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Maternity Leave

Full-time faculty and academic appointees in the Biological Sciences Division may take up to 12 weeks maternity leave after the birth of a child.
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Child Care Leave & Caregiver’s Leave

Those not taking parental or maternity leave may request an unpaid leave of absence after the birth or adoption of a new child or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.
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