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Parental Leave

Moravian University provides six weeks' paid leave to eligible* exempt and non-exempt employees to care for a newborn, newly placed adopted child, or newly placed foster child. During the initial six weeks of such leave, and provided the birth or legal placement of the child has already occurred, the staff member will continue to receive their regular base compensation without the requirement to use paid time off.

Moravian University provides lactation support to employees in accordance with federal, state, and local law, and best practices. The University promotes a family-friendly work environment and provides safe lactation support for parents who are returning to work while continuing to breastfeed. Please refer to the Lactation Break Support Policy for Faculty and Staff for more details. 

Faculty members should refer to the Faculty Parental Leave Policy for more information. 

Staff members should refer to the Staff Parental Leave Policy for more information.

*For eligibility criteria, please reference Section 5.10 Family and Medical Leave Policy of the Employee Handbook.