Faculty Leave Policies

Administrative Leave

For administrators who serve a full three-year term

Contractual Leave

Leaves negotiated as part of a hiring or retention package

Course Releases via External Grants

Teaching relief and course buy-outs through external grants

Family and Medical Leaves (FMLA)

For faculty or staff requesting leave

Leave Checklist

The Leave Checklist specifies the forms and other materials needed for a leave application

Leaves for Non-Research Purposes

To teach at another institution, to consider another position, or unpaid leaves

Record of Leave History

A Record of Leave History should accompany each leave application; the record helps to determine a faculty member's eligibility for leave.

Research Leave

For tenure-line faculty members

Teaching Relief for New Parents

Teaching relief for new mothers, new parents, and adoptive parents is available.