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Department of Human Resources

New Employee Resources

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Health Prescription Dental Mental Health & Substance Abuse Personal AD & D Long Term Care Long Term Disability Flexible Spending Life Insurance Retirement Leave Holidays Tuition Remission EAP Childcare Discounts


Paid Leave:  Leave benefits available dependent upon category of employment. 

Exempt Staff & 12 Month Faculty

Nonexempt Staff

9 Month Faculty

Family and Medical Leave Act:  The FMLA allows employees up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for qualifying medical event (see policy for details) wherein the University will continue to pay its portion of health benefits. 

Unpaid Leave:  A Leave of Absence Without Pay (LWOP) is available for personal, medical, military, or research purposes.  Employees should consult appropriate employee manual for eligibility criteria.

Holidays: 14 paid holidays (15 in election year).  Must be employed on calendar date of occurrence in order to receive credit for holiday when it is observed by the University.

Holiday Leave Schedule

2014 Holiday Leave Schedule

Jury Duty: Administrative leave is provided for persons called for jury service.  No charge to accrued leave provided appropriate documentation is supplied.

Military Leave: 15 days of administrative leave for anyone enlisted in the armed forces or organized militia for observance of annual training exercises or military call up.