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Leave Accrual

Holidays:

Normal business operations of the University will be suspended in observation of regular holidays and other holidays as determined by the President.


Annual Leave:

All active full-time employees with less than 60 months of continuous service with the University shall earn annual leave at the rate of 12 days or 96 hours per year.


On completion of 60 months or more of continuous service with the University, all full-time employees and full-time temporary employees shall earn annual leave in accordance with the following schedule:

 
60 – 119 months   ​15 days of annual leave
​120 – 239 months  ​18 days of annual leave
​240 – Over ​24 days of annual leave
 

Staff members may accrue reimbursable Annual Leave up to a maximum of 240 hours.  Once the 240 hours have been accumulated, the staff member may continue to accrue non-reimbursable Annual Leave which will be lost if not taken during the fiscal year of accumulation.


Sick Leave:

All full-time employees accrue one leave day (8 hours) for each month worked.  Earned sick leave may be carried over from year to year until the maximum of 960 hours is reached.


Bereavement Leave:

Full time and regular staff members who are in active work status (e.g. regularly reporting to work at the time of the request for leave) shall, upon written request, be granted up to three (3) days of beareavement leave for the dealth of an immediate family member.  The University defines immediate family as husband, wife, mother, father, sisters, brothers, children, step-children and corresponding in-laws.  Other relationships are excluded unless there is a guardian relationship.

 

Administrative:

Regular employees and full-time temporary employees will be placed on administrative leave and excused without loss of pay under the following conditions:  jury duty, witness summons, voting, emergency closing, and severe weather.

 

Military Leave:

A military leave of absence will be granted to employees absent from work because of service in the U.S. uniformed services in accordance with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) (for details, see http://www.osc.gov/userra.htm). Advance notice of military service is required, unless the military prevents such notice or it is otherwise impossible or unreasonable.  Notice should be provided as soon as possible to the employee's supervisor and to Human Resources.