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Annual Leave

Faculty and Professional Employees

Faculty and professional employees on “A” contracts receive two days of vacation leave per month.

Requesting Leave

Most departments use the i-Leave program to submit leave requests. If you have not received your i-Leave user name and password, please check with your department for the sick leave process.

Excess Annual Leave

A maximum of 48 days can be carried over from one fiscal year to the next. Annual leave that is accrued in excess of 48 days at the end of the fiscal year will be forfeited. To avoid forfeiture, a request for permission to take annual leave must be submitted to your appointing authority no later than April 1.

Classified Employees

Annual leave for classified staff is based on the amount of years of service to the university. New employees are eligible to use leave after six months of full-time service. Part-time classified employees earn a prorated amount of annual leave based on full-time equivalent service.

Full-time classified employees earn annual leave at the following rates:

Years of Service Annual Leave
Less than 10 years 10 hours each month
10 to 14 years 12 hours each month
15 years or more 14 hours each month

Requesting Leave

Classified employees may request leave in minimum 15-minute increments. Most departments use the i-Leave program to submit leave requests. If you have not received your i-Leave user name and password, please check with your department for the sick leave process.

Excess Annual Leave

Classified employees who accrue annual leave in excess of 240 hours must use it on or before Jan. 1 or it will be forfeited. To avoid forfeiture, a request for permission to take annual leave must be submitted to your supervisor by Oct.15. If your leave was requested before Oct. 15 and is denied, you will be paid for annual leave in excess of 240 hours.

Part-Time Employees and Instructors

Part-time employees and instructors do not accrue annual leave.

Post-Doctoral Scholars

Post-doctoral scholars receive 1.25 days of annual leave each month. Only 15 days of leave may be carried over each month. Most departments use the i-Leave program to submit leave requests. If you have not received your i-Leave user name and password, please check with your department for the sick leave process.