To be eligible for payment of sick leave upon retirement, faculty members must meet the following criteria:
Note: Commonwealth/State System service only includes service at a State System university or other Commonwealth agency. Commonwealth/State System Service does not include purchased service (military, in-state or out-of-state public school service, service with a Pennsylvania public school) through the employee’s retirement plan.
Leave balances are reported on ESS as the number of hours an employee has accrued. To convert hours to days, divide the number of leave hours accrued by 7.5 hours.
Days Available at Retirement
Maximum Days of Unused Sick Leave Paid