[Parentsgroup-list] RE: G-clock extension

Ben Waterhouse waterh at fas.harvard.edu
Thu Apr 3 14:01:04 EDT 2008


Another request for clarification-- your original message said "students who
have a child." Does this apply to fathers as well as mothers?

Ben Waterhouse

Quoting "Candice M. Etson" <etson at fas.harvard.edu>:

> Posting this for everyone -
>
> You do NOT need to actually take a year off. I took NO leave of absence, and
> yet
> my department automatically gave me the G-clock extension when I had my
> second
> child two years ago. This policy is supposed to help parents stay on an equal
> footing with students who do not have children. It is not intended to force
> you
> to take time off.
>
> Interestingly, I have heard that when these kinds of policies are not made
> automatic, people don't ask for the extensions. Now the policy her is
> supposed
> to be automatic, but be sure you check that you get what little accommodation
> you are entitled to.
>
> Candice Etson
> Biophysics, G5
>
>
> Quoting Jascha Smilack <smilack at fas.harvard.edu>:
>
> > Can you tell me if the policy indicates whether one needs to actually
> > take a year off in order to get this extension?  Is any extension
> > given when no leave is taken?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jascha
> >
> > On Apr 3, 2008, at 12:51 PM, Bracha, Abigail Land wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > > I am on the Graduate Student Council and have been working on the
> > > issue of parental accommodation. I just wanted to get the word out
> > > that it is GSAS policy that students who have a child receive an
> > > automatic G-clock extension. This is done by the department. The
> > > registrar's clock will continue to tick, but your department clock
> > > is supposed to stop, making you eligible for grants, teaching etc.
> > > This is current policy and we need to make sure that it is being
> > > implemented.
> > > Abby
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From:   parentsgroup-list-bounces at lists.hcs.harvard.edu on behalf
> > > of bauquet at fas.harvard.edu
> > > Sent:   Wed 4/2/2008 4:12 PM
> > > To:     parentsgroup-list at lists.hcs.harvard.edu
> > > Cc:
> > > Subject:        [Parentsgroup-list] French Au Pair for the fall
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > My sister-in-law would like to come for two or three months as "Au
> > > pair" in
> > > Cambridge or the area during the fall, between october and
> > > december. She's 24
> > > and will graduate from a school of communication in Paris. She
> > > could take care
> > > of the kid(s) during the week, and would need to be accomodated.
> > > She has a lot
> > > of experience with kids, and is really nice and easygoing. If you are
> > > interested or if you know somebody that could be, don't hesitate to
> > > contact me.
> > > Best
> > > Nicolas (617 888 23 05)
> > >
> > >
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