Academic and administrative faculty on a full-time 12-month appointment (“A” contract) earn two days of annual (vacation) leave per month, totaling 24 days per year.
- “A” contract faculty with a full-time equivalent (FTE) less than 100% FTE earn annual leave on a prorated basis Academic faculty on an academic year (“B” contract) appointment do not earn annual leave
- Academic and administrative faculty may request leave in a minimum of half-day (four-hour) increments. Leave must be requested in Workday and approved in advance by the employee's supervisor.
All full-time academic and administrative faculty employees (both A and B contracts) receive 30 days of sick leave on the first day of employment. After the first year of employment, two days of sick leave per month are accrued. A maximum of 96 days of sick leave can be carried forward from one fiscal year to the next.
“A” and “B” contract faculty with a full-time equivalent (FTE) less than 100% FTE earn sick leave on a prorated basis.
Sick leave is paid time off and may be used for:
- Personal illness
- Care of family members with illness, injury, medical, optometry, or dental appointments (up to 15 days of sick leave per year)
- Death of an immediate family member within the third degree of consanguinity (up to 10 days per year)
Extended Sick Leave
The university offers extended paid sick leave (granted by the university president) for academic and administrative faculty members who have exhausted their sick leave and are unable to return to work.
Requesting Sick Leave
Academic and administrative faculty members may request leave in minimum of half-day (four-hour) increments. Time off requests are submitted through Workday. The “managing time off” job aid is available for those who need instructions.
Sick Leave Payout at Separation
Academic and administrative faculty are not eligible to receive payout of unused sick leave. Sick leave is forfeited.