Leave Benefits

Leave benefits are a valuable asset to University employees, providing both financial compensation and accommodating family, professional and personal needs.  Leave benefits may be authorized by federal regulations, state statutes or University policies. Please choose the type of leave from the menu to learn more about it.

Annual Paid Leave Summary

See how much vacation, personal holiday, sick leave, and legal holiday you earn every year.

Immediate Family Member Definition

Under the Operational Policy BN3: Sick Leave, employees may use sick leave for the care of an immediate family member, as well as to substitute time off in lieu of bereavement leave for the death of an immediate family member.  Immediate Family Member includes all of the following:

  • Employee's legal spouse
  • Employee's domestic partner
  • Children of the employee or of the employee's spouse or domestic partner (biological, adopted, step or foster child, or legal ward)
  • Grandchildren of the employee or of the employee's spouse or domestic partner
  • Parents of the employee or of the employee's spouse or domestic partner (biological, adoptive, stepparent, foster parent, or legal guardian)
  • Grandparents of the employee or of the employee's spouse or domestic partner
  • Brothers and sisters of the employee or of the employee's spouse or domestic partner and the spouse or domestic partner of the brothers and sisters
  • Aunts and uncles of the employee or of the employee's spouse or domestic partner
  • Sons-in-law or daughters-in-law (including domestic partner of the son or daughter) of the employee or of the employee's spouse or domestic partner
  • Other relatives of the employee or the employee's spouse or domestic partner who reside in the same household as the employee