Time Off Programs

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Annual Leave and Sick Leave

  • Eligible employees, including 12-month faculty, earn sick leave and annual leave based on length of service and scheduled hours per pay period.
  • Eligible employees working 5 days per week (12 months per year) earn 13 days sick leave, 10 days annual leave per year.  After 3 years - 15 days annual leave and after 7 years - 20 days annual leave.
  • Eligible employees who work less than 5 days per week and/or less than 12 months per year have leave pro-rated according to percentage of week (and percentage of year, where applicable) employed.
  • Ten-month faculty earn sick leave only - 5 days per semester for full-time.

Paid Holidays

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Spring Break (3 work days)
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Wednesday before Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Winter Break (6 - 8 work days)


Faculty sabbaticals are available as outlined in the Faculty Handbook.