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Time Away

Take the time to recharge and to care for yourself and loved ones with our generous leave plans

UF provides a variety of leave programs based on an employee’s salary plan, including vacation, sick leave, holidays, personal leave days, and family medical leave.

Vacation Leave

Vacation Leave

Learn more about how UF vacation leave is earned, credited and granted.

Sick Leave

Sick Leave

Find out how sick leave is accrued and awarded at UF, definitions and information about the Sick Leave Pool.

Paid Time Off

Paid Time Off

Coming Soon: A paid time off model is a more modern approach that combines conventional sick and vacation leave pools.

Paid Family Leave

Paid Family Leave

Effective January 2021: Whether you’re managing a personal medical issue, supporting a loved one in their time of need or welcoming a new member of the family, our enhanced family leave program provides you the flexibility to deal with life’s challenges on your terms.

FMLA

FMLA

The University of Florida values its employees and recognizes the challenges employees can face when it comes to balancing work and personal responsibilities, particularly when those responsibilities are related to the employee’s own health and the health of loved ones.

Extended Leave of Absence Request Form

Extended Leave of Absence Request Form

Need to take an Extended Leave of Absence other than conventual time off. Submit your request here, and it will be reviewed and evaluated by one of our Leave Specialist.

Holidays and Personal Leave

Holidays and Personal Leave Days

Leave-accruing Academic Personnel, USPS and TEAMS employees are eligible for ten paid holidays each year.

Parental Leave

Parental Leave

The official parental leave entitlement period may begin two weeks before the expected date of the child’s birth, but must occur prior to the child’s first birthday, when parental leave entitlement ends.

Other Types of Leave

Other Types of Leave

Including military leave, compensatory leave, sabbatical and professional development leave, administrative leave, domestic violence leave, jury duty, extended leaves of absence, and state transfers of leave.

Flextime

Flextime

Flextime is a work option when an employee of the university works an approved alternate work schedule that enables completion of the traditional 40 hours per week in fewer or more than five full workdays.

Cashout Procedures

Leave Cash-out

Leave cash out options upon leaving the University of Florida.