Human Resources

Paid Time Off for Staff

Paid Time Off for Staff

Part-time staff working at least 23.25 hours per week receive pro-rated time-off benefits.

  • Sick


    Use of sick leave is allowable for the employee's personal illness or injury that disables him/her from work, and may be used on a limited basis for qualifying family members. The employee earns 10 sick days per year at the rate of 2.98 hours per pay period. The maximum amount of sick time an employee can have is 142 days. Please see the policy for additional information.
  • Personal


    Employees are provided up to two personal days each calendar year. These days may not be carried into the following calendar year. New employees hired after May 31 are ineligible for these days during the first calendar year of employment. All other new employees are allowed one day during the first calendar year.
  • Holiday


    Ten university-designated holidays are granted each calendar year.

    2022 Calendar Year
    Date Holiday
    January 17, 2022 Monday, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Day
    May 30, 2022 Monday, Memorial Day
    June 20, 2022 Monday, Juneteenth Day (observed)
    July 1, 2022 Friday, Independence Day (floating holiday)
    July 4, 2022 Monday, Independence Day (observed)
    September 5, 2022 Monday, Labor Day
    November 24, 2022 Thursday, Thanksgiving Day
    November 25, 2022 Friday (floating holiday)
    December 26, 2022 Monday Christmas Day (observed)
    December 27-30, 2022 University closed (University holidays)
    January 2, 2023 Monday, New Year’s Day (observed)
    The University will re-open Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
  • Vacation


    The maximum amount of vacation that an employee can maintain in his/her vacation bank is one and one-half times the annual accrual rate.
    • Non-Exempt Employees

      During the first five years of employment, employees earn 10 days of vacation each year at the rate of 2.98 hours per pay period.
      At the beginning of the sixth year of employment, an employee starts to earn 15 days annually. One additional vacation day will be added to the employee's annual accrual during each of the eleventh through fifteenth year of employment, to a maximum accrual of 20 days per year after 15 years of employment.
      Years of Service Days Accrued Annually Hours Accrued per Bi-Weekly Pay Period Maximum Accrual Amount
      Thru the 5th year 10 2.99 116.25
      6th thru 10th year 15 4.48 174.38
      in the 11th year 16 4.77 186
      in the 12th year 17 5.07 197.63
      in the 13th year 18 5.37 209.25
      in the 14th year 19 5.67 220.88
      in the 15th year & beyond 20 5.97 232.5
    • Exempt Employees

      During the first five years of employment, employees earn 15 days of vacation each year at the rate of 4.47 hours per pay period.
      One additional vacation day will be added to the employee's annual accrual during each of the sixth through tenth years of employment, to a maximum accrual of 20 days per year after 10 years of employment.
      Years of Service Days Accrued Annually Hours Accrued per Bi-Weekly Pay Period Maximum Accrual Amount
      Thru the 5th year 15 4.48 174.38
      in the 6th year 16 4.77 186
      in the 7th year 17 5.07 197.63
      in the 8th year 18 5.37 209.25
      in the 9th year 19 5.67 220.88
      in the 10th year & beyond 20 5.97 232.5