Family & Work Life Resources

At Radford University we are committed to helping our most important resources – our people. We recognize the importance of a good work-life balance and offer on and off-campus activities and services to promote a healthy work-life balance. A healthy work-life balance does more than improve the productivity and satisfaction of employees; it positively impacts the overall lifestyle and well-being of employees and their families. The following list of available resources is cited.

Nursing Mothers

Nursing Rooms for Mothers (These rooms are located on campus and available on a first come, first serve basis.)

  • College Humanities & Behavioral Sciences - Room 4805
  • Heth - Room 223
  • Human Resources - Room 221

Child Care Centers

As a Strategic Partner of Radford Early Learning Center, Radford University has spaces allotted to Radford University employees at the Radford Early Learning Center for childcare. These spaces are on a first come, first serve basis and may require individuals to be put on a waiting list when spaces are not available.

For more child care centers, you can visit the Virginia Department of Social Services' Search for Child Day Care website.

Leave of Absence

  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    • Provides 12-weeks unpaid leave to care for eligible family members or employee personal health issues to include maternity/adoption.
    • May take leave on intermittent basis, if needed.
  • Parental Leave

Please contact the Benefits Office at hr@radford.edu or 540-831-6110 with any questions.