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Faculty Sick Leave Payout Eligibility Requirements

  1. Retirement at age 60 or above with at least five years of Commonwealth/Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) service as a faculty member
  2. Approved disability retirement under the State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS), the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS), or the PASSHE Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP) with at least five years of Commonwealth/PASSHE service
  3. Retirement under age 60 with at least 25 years of Commonwealth/PASSHE service. The entire 25 years need not be as a faculty member and may include periods of Commonwealth/PASSHE service in other than a faculty position

Definition of Commonwealth/PASSHE Service:

  • Commonwealth/PASSHE Service is defined as service with a Pennsylvania State Agency or service with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
  • Employment with a Pennsylvania public school system and/or the state-related universities (Penn State, Temple, Lincoln, and the University of Pittsburgh), as well as other non-PASSHE universities is not considered Commonwealth/PASSHE Service for the purpose of the eligibility requirements for the sick leave payout.
  • Military service (intervening and non-intervening), out-of-state public school service, and other types of non-Commonwealth, non-PASSHE purchased service is also not considered Commonwealth/PASSHE Service for the purpose of the eligibility requirements for the sick leave payout.
  • Human Resources Office
  • Sutton Hall, Room G8
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2431
  • Fax: 724-357-2685
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  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.