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Vacation Leave

The university provides paid vacation leave benefits for administrative and full-time staff employees. Upon hire, employees will be granted 40 hours of vacation time. During the first year, non-exempt employees accrue 2.154 vacation hours per pay period. Exempt employees will accrue a rate of 5.667 vacation hours per pay period. After the anniversary date, employees then accrue vacation time at a rate reflected in the table below. A total of 176 vacation hours will be allowed to carry-over into the next year; anything in excess of this amount will be counted as a loss as of December 31 of each year.

Non-Exempt Vacation Schedule

Years of Service Vacation Days Per Year Hours Accrued Per Pay Period Total Hours Accrued Per Year (26 Pay Periods) 8 Hours Per Pay Period
0 - 3 12 3.7 96.2 96
4 - 7 15 4.62 120.12 120
8 - 11 18 5.54 144.04 144
12+ 22 6.77 176.02 176

Exempt Vacation Schedule

Vacation Days Per Year Hours Accrued Per Pay Period Total Hours Accrued Per Year (24 Pay Periods)
22 7.34 176.16

Faculty

As contract employees, faculty do not accrue vacation time. Faculty are expected to take vacation days during scheduled academic breaks.