Time offs, leaves & holidays
Information on accrual and use of vacation time off (formerly called annual leave), as well as what happens to your balance if you change UW jobs or leave the University
Time off for a family member's death
Time off for jury duty, trials, and subpoenas
Time off awarded for noteworthy achievement or effort
Leave for employees affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking
Optional two unpaid holidays for reasons of faith or conscience
Detailed information to help you understand your rights and protection under the Family and Medical Leave Act
Information on the UW's 10 scheduled holidays, including pay and holiday credit
Specific dates for UW holidays
Information on how to request a leave of absence without pay, as well as the impact this type of leave has on benefits, salary increments, and time off accrual
The rights and responsibilities of UW employees called to military duty
Understand how and when employees earn overtime pay and compensatory time.
Time off to bond with your newborn or newly placed adopted or foster child
Monthly paid employees receive one paid personal holiday per calendar year.
Vacation and sick time off credit for previous Washington state employment
Learn how to donate or receive paid leave through the Shared Leave Program, which helps employees financially manage work absences caused by a severe, extraordinary, or life- threatening health crisis or other qualifying circumstance.
Learn how to donate or receive paid time off through the UW Organ Donor Shared Leave Program, which supports employees undergoing the organ donation process
Learn how to donate or receive paid time off through the state's Uniformed Services Shared Leave Pool Program, which financially helps employees called to service in the U.S. uniformed services
Information on sick time off accrual and use, as well as what happens to your leave balance if you change UW jobs or leave the University
Learn about the sick time off attendance incentive program
Understand your sick time off benefit if you are in a temporary or student hourly position.
Leave available to birth mothers for prenatal and postpartum medical needs
The University may allow unpaid time off if you don’t have enough accrued time off to cover your time away from work.