Information for New Employees

Employee Handbooks and Code of Policies

All faculty, staff and administration are provided with a current copy of the Employee Handbook upon employment. The handbook is updated annually and the most recent copy is available online. In addition to the Employee Handbook, faculty should refer to the Faculty Handbook for separate information on faculty careers, governance and policies. The Faculty Handbook is located on the Provost's website.


Health care and life insurance benefits, retirement options, educational assistance programs, and other programs and services to our staff and faculty.

Child Care

Parental leave, preschool and afterschool programs, summer camps, babysitting and faculty meeting child care.

Dual Career Resources

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


Required employment and benefits forms for new hires.

Newcomer's Club

The Newcomers Club holds several activities each year to welcome the newest members of our community and provide opportunities for new faculty and staff to become acquainted. Activities are open to those hired in the last three years.

Relocating to Lexington

Lexington real estate resources, relocation services, University housing rentals and the W&L home loan program

Workplace Harassment Prevention

Students, faculty, and staff at Washington and Lee University have the right to work and study in an environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation. Not only is harassment illegal - it is also disruptive to the kind of workplace we all want to be part of.