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Washington and Lee University

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Work Life Initiatives

Being successful both at work and at home can be tricky.  Washington and Lee provides a variety of resources and programs to assist employees in finding workable solutions to the work-life balance puzzle.

Child Care Resources

Local providers, summer camp listing, faculty meeting child care and information about the sitter list.

CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)

Interested in eating locally? A CSA is essentially a subscription to a farm or other local food supplier. The subscription format provides you with fresh, local produce (and eggs, cheese, meat, etc.) and allows farmers some predictability of demand and assurance that their hard work will end up eaten.

Dual Career Resources

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

Elder Care Resources

Are you a caregiver for aging relatives?   We offer regular seminars as well as resources and referrals through Health Advocate.

Ergonomic Work Station Assessment

Contact Paul Burns (458.8175) for an ergonomic assessment of your work station.


The University offers a home loan program for exempt employees (administrators and faculty) as well as maintaining rental property available for employees.

Life Happens! Seminars

These seminars are designed to address various needs you may be facing personally from elder care to financial wellness to stress management.  Videos are available of some programs for those who were unable to attend.

Live Well Wellness Program

W&L offers a variety of options for employees who want to make healthier choices.  Group exercise classes, free fitness center membership for you and your family, outing club equipment, Weight Watchers at Work, tobacco cessation options and incentives for program participation.

Newcomers Club

The Newcomers Club links new hires with the larger community and each other.