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Leaves

Annual leave

Information on annual (vacation) leave accrual and use, as well as what happens to your leave balance if you change UW jobs or leave the University.

Bereavement leave

Time off for a family member's death.

Civic duty leave

Leave for jury duty, trials, and subpoenas

Discretionary leave

Leave awarded for noteworthy achievement or effort.

Leave related to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking

Leave for employees affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

Leave for reasons of faith or conscience

Optional two unpaid holidays for reasons of faith or conscience.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Detailed information to help you understand your rights and protection under the Family and Medical Leave Act

Holidays

Information on the UW's 10 scheduled holidays, including pay and holiday credit

UW holiday calendar

Specific dates that the UW observes for holidays

Leave of absence without pay

This page offers 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 leave accrual.

Military duty leave

The rights and responsibilities of UW employees called to military duty

Overtime/Compensatory time

Understand how and when employees earn overtime pay and compensatory time.

Parental leave

Time off to bond with your newborn or newly placed adopted or foster child

Personal holiday

Monthly paid employees receive one paid personal holiday per calendar year.

Prior Washington state service credit

Annual and sick leave credit for previous Washington state employment.

Shared Leave Program

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.

UW Organ Donor Shared Leave Program

Learn how to donate or receive paid leave through the UW Organ Donor Shared Leave Program, which supports employees undergoing the organ donation process.

Uniformed Services Shared Leave Pool

Learn how to donate or receive paid leave through the state's Uniformed Services Shared Leave Pool Program, which financially helps employees called to service in the U.S. uniformed services.

Sick leave

Information on sick leave accrual and use, as well as what happens to your leave balance if you change UW jobs or leave the University.

Sick Leave – Attendance Incentive Program

Learn about the sick leave cash-out program

Temporary pregnancy and childbirth disability leave

Leave available to birth mothers for prenatal and postpartum medical needs