Human Resources

Paid Time Off and Holiday Closures

Holiday

Ten university-designated holidays are granted each calendar year.

2023 Calendar Year

Date Holiday
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.

2024 Calendar Year

Date Holiday
January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day
January 15, 2024 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
May 27, 2024 Memorial Day
June 19, 2024 Juneteenth Day
July 4, 2024 Independence Day
July 5, 2024 Floating Holiday
September 2, 2024 Labor Day
November 28, 2024 Thanksgiving Day
November 29, 2024 Floating Holiday
December 23–24, 2024 Additional University Holidays
December 25, 2024 Christmas Day
December 26–31, 2024 University Holidays
January 1, 2025 New Year’s Day
The University will re-open Thursday, January 2, 2025.

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 2.99 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

    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 2.99 hours per pay period. The maximum amount of sick time an employee can have is 142 days. Please see the policy for additional information.
    • 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 between January 2 and May 31 are provided up to one personal day for the year during which they are hired. New employees hired after May 31 are ineligible for these days during the first calendar year of employment.
    • Exempt Employees


      During 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

Confirm the number of accrued days of vacation, sick leave, and personal

Vacation and sick accruals are posted in the Leave Details section of myIIT for those employees who earn paid vacation and sick time.

  • Access myIIT
  • Click on the Work tab
  • Click on Leave Details to find balances for vacation, sick and personal leave