School Events (DC Parental Leave)

DC Parental Leave is provided to GW employees under the District of Columbia Parental Leave Act (PDF) to attend school events for the employee's or a family member's children.

Review the Time Off and Leave Guide for more information about DC Parental Leave. 

Coordination With Paid Time Off

During DC Parental Leave, employees may elect to use annual time to remain in paid status or take the leave unpaid.

How to Apply

Contact Lincoln Financial (PDF) at least 10 days prior to the start of your leave (when foreseeable) or as soon as possible. Lincoln Financial will provide you with any required forms.