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Faculty, Administrative Officers, and Public Service Professionals

Time Away From Work

View Official Policy: Faculty Administrative Officers and Public Services Policy

A faculty member, administrative officer, or Public Service Professional with a fiscal contract (12 months) in a line item budgeted position working 50% time or more for at least one semester shall be entitled to annual leave earned at the rate of one and three-fourths working days (14 hours) per month. All working days during the fiscal year shall be counted; absences during academic calendar breaks shall be recorded as vacation; and all vacation days shall be recorded on institutional leave records. The accrual rate of vacation/annual leave for a faculty member, administrative officer or Public Service Professional will be based upon his/her contractual work commitment (percent time worked).

A faculty member, administrative officer, or Public Service Professional changing from a fiscal year contract (12 months) to an academic contract (10 months) shall be paid his/her unused, accrued annual leave subject to the 45-day (360-hour) maximum payment restriction upon termination of the fiscal year contract.

A faculty member employed on an academic year contract (10-month) does not earn annual leave. An academic year contract faculty member who teaches during Maymester and/or summer semester will not be eligible to accrue annual leave for such service.


Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner:

Policy Contact: Kim Eberhart

Phone Number: 706-542-6077

Date Issued:

Last Reviewed/Updated: