Service: Give Back

Research proves that sharing your time with others for a good cause can improve your overall happiness and mental well-being.

Community Service / Volunteer Time – Did you know employees are granted up to 16 hours of paid leave in any leave year to provide volunteer services through eligible non-profit organizations within or outside their communities?

Donate Bone Marrow or Organs – This policy authorizes eligible employees to use up to 30 workdays of paid leave in any calendar year, in addition to other paid leave, to donate bone marrow or organs.

Museums / Galleries

Gari Melchers Home and Studio – Come and explore this unique historic home, tour stunning studio and art galleries, visit the restored gardens, shop in the museum store, and explore the trails.  With your EagleOne card, employees receive free entry.

James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library – Located in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, holds the country’s largest collection of artifacts and documents related to the fifth president of the United States. With your EagleOne card, employee receive free entry.

On Campus Galleries – UMW has two on campus galleries – Ridderhof Martin Gallery and Dupont Gallery – where you can experience historic and contemporary exhibits.

Simpson Library

The Simpson Library offers a convenient, peaceful and calming environment where you can find a corner to read your favorite book.

Bookstore

Snacks, stamps, gifts and more are available for purchase at the UMW Bookstore.

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