We crowdsource American University's maternity, paternity and parental leave policies, based on American University's employee reviews and anonymous tips from American University employees.

American University Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

American University offers 6 weeks of paid maternity leave and 6 weeks of unpaid maternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

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Educational Services: College & Universities Maternity and Paternity Leave

How many weeks of paid maternity, unpaid maternity, paid paternity and unpaid paternity leave do employers in the Educational Services: College & Universities industry offer?

Benefits Median Average
Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks) 6 8
Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks) 8 9
Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks) 4 7
Minimum Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks) 12 10
Maternity Leaves Taken at American University
    • AdvancingAthena
    • 6 weeks paid
    • 6 weeks unpaid
American University Maternity Leave Comments
  • "I am speaking from an administrative staff perspective, not a faculty perspective. There are not a lot of opportunities for advancement. I've seen a lot of promotion opportunities created for individual men in the past few years, but I'm very sad to say that the only promotion opportunity I've seen created for a woman in my time there was due to her personal relationship with the dean. The environment is drastically different from department to department, but overall the culture of the university is family-friendly and flexible. There are a lot of women in support positions, and with the new President being a woman I hope that will start being true in the leadership as well. I just wish policies (mainly maternity and paternity leave) would follow suit." - aseedeesee

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