For Expecting Parents
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Accommodations for expectant parents
- New Parent Accommodation, A student in a Ph.D. program at Penn is eligible for time off of eight weeks for the birth or adoption of a child.
- Family Leave of Absence Policy, A student in the Ph.D. program at Penn may take an unpaid Family Leave of Absence for the birth or adoption of a child, child care, or care of an immediate family member (spouse, domestic partner, child, or parent) with a serious health condition.
- Visit the Penn Book for more information about the PhD policies and how to request them.
Leave of Absence and Accommodations for non-PhD students
- Students should reach out to their academic advisors and program administrators to discuss the specific leave and accommodation policies in the student's school/program.
Family Center staff can advise students and postdocs on accommodations and leaves of absence, email email@example.com to request an advising appointment or discuss Title IX protections for pregnant and parenting students and postdocs.
Supports new parents and parents-to-be, including students, employees and partners. You can also find a Parents @ Penn Group on Facebook.
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