For more specific information, please refer to Management Directive 505.7 (Amended), Personnel Rules, page 73, Personal Leave and Management Directive 530.7 (Amended), Absence Manual.
Why would I use Personal Leave?
Personal leave can be requested and used for an unscheduled absence of a non-medical emergency nature.
Personal leave is to be used for absences due to reasons not covered by other leave options, such as sick/bereavement, civil, or military.
How is Personal Leave earned/accrued?
Management employees earn six (6) paid personal leave days per year at a rate of one (1) day every two (2) months.
How do I request and use Personal Leave?
Requests are made through Employee Self-Service (ESS) using the reason, Personal Leave.
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What happens if I don’t use all my personal leave in the same calendar year?
Unused personal leave from the prior leave calendar year is carried over into the first six (6) pay periods of the new leave calendar year. Personal leave carryover not used within this additional designated time frame will be lost.
Any excess personal leave will be displayed on pay statements and on Employee Self Service (ESS) as “Personal Leave Carryover.” These “carryover” hours will be exhausted first.
What happens to my unused personal leave if I end employment or retire?
Employees who retire, resign, or otherwise separate from the university are entitled to receive a payout of unused personal leave.