- Bereavement Leave
- Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
- Jury Duty Leave
- Leave for School Visitation
- Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence (Victims Economic Security and Safety Act (VESSA))
- Limited, Paid Leave for Birth of a Child or Adoption
- Military Leave
- Personal Days
- Personal Leave
- Right to Recoupment
- Sick Time
- Voting Leave
Paid Time Off for Staff
Part-time staff working at least 23.25 hours per week receive pro-rated time-off benefits.
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 2.99 hours per pay period. The maximum amount of sick time an employee can have is 142 days. Please see the policy for additional information.
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.
Ten university-designated holidays are granted each calendar year.
2023 Calendar Year
Date Holiday January 2, 2023 New Year's Day (observed) January 16, 2023 Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Day May 29, 2023 Memorial Day June 19, 2023 Juneteenth Day July 3, 2023 Floating Holiday July 4, 2023 Independence Day September 4, 2023 Labor Day November 23, 2023 Thanksgiving Day November 24, 2023 Floating Holiday December 25, 2023 Christmas Day December 26-29, 2023 University Holidays January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day The University will re-open Tuesday, January 2, 2024.
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 EmployeesDuring the first five years of employment, employees earn 10 days of vacation each year at the rate of 2.99 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 EmployeesDuring the first five years of employment, employees earn 15 days of vacation each year at the rate of 4.48 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