Paid Time Off
Paid time off (PTO) benefits are applicable to all regular full time and regular part time employees and shall accrue as follows:
Period of service
|| 15 days
|| 20 days
|11th year & thereafter
Salaried employees shall receive 9.25 hours (monthly proration of fifteen days over twelve months) PTO for each full month worked from the date of hire through the end of that calendar year.
Executive Vice President, Provost, Associate Provosts, Vice Presidents, Associate Vice Presidents, and Deans shall receive 25 days of PTO per year, pro rated monthly for the first year of employment at the monthly rate of 15.75 hours.
Period of service
| 0 - 3 months
|3 mos. - 2 years
|10th year & thereafter
Hourly employees, upon completion of their initial ninety days of employment, or an extension of same, will receive PTO benefits as follows: (a) office employees: 9.25 hours, or (b) service employees: 10 hours (monthly proration of fifteen days over twelve months) of PTO for each month worked through the end of the calendar year.
- The purpose of the use of PTO benefits is at the discretion of the employee (i.e., PTO can be used for
vacation, personal business, brief illness (less than three days in duration), intermittent use under the FMLA,
or for medical/dental appointments that cannot be scheduled during non-working hours). Anticipated use is
to be requested of and approved by the employee's supervisor.
- Illness for which the Short-Term Disability Bank benefit shall be utilized is illness requiring three or
more consecutive days off work or intermittent use of designated FMLA. Use of the STDB requires a written
physician certification, and is described in detail in policy #3.1080, Short-Term Disability Bank (STDB) of
- The University's PTO period is July through June. Employees accrue one-twelfth (1/12) of their
annual allotment for each calendar month worked. PTO for a given calendar year may be taken prior to
accrual subject to the employee reimbursing the University for any used but not yet accrued time taken at the
time the employee leaves employment. PTO must be used in the same calendar year in which it is accrued,
except that up to five (5.0) days of unused PTO may be carried into the next year, for use on or before
June 30 of that year.
- Regular part-time employees as defined in Policy 1.1050, Employee Categories, shall receive 50%
- Terminating employees will receive payment for accrued but unused PTO, including any carry over
PTO as allowed in paragraph 3. For this purpose the employee shall be deemed to have accrued 1/12 of
his/her annual accrual for each full or partial calendar month worked. Employees who leave employment
having taken more PTO than had accrued at the time of termination are required to reimburse the employer
for any excess PTO taken. The employee will be required to complete the PTO Repayment Authorization
form (Exhibit 14).