Announcement - July 1, 2020:

The Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been delayed until Aug. 10. For more information, please view President Robbins' June 30 email.

During this delay period, please do not schedule or take Personal Flex Time or Furlough time.

We recognize that employees have made plans that cannot be changed. In this case, please consider changing Personal Flex Time or Furlough time to vacation, sick, or compensatory time, as applicable. If for some reason, this is not possible, please contact

Please continue to regularly visit this page. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs

The University of Arizona will implement Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs for fiscal year 2020–2021 in recognition of the extreme financial crisis resulting from the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Furlough Program

The Furlough Program will be implemented only for employees who have time funded by sponsored awards. If you charge any time to sponsored projects, you will participate* in this program only.

Learn About the Furlough Program

Furlough-Based Salary Program

The Furlough-Based Salary Program will be implemented for all other participating* employees.

Learn About the Furlough-Based Salary Program

Supervisor COVID-19 Guidance

COVID-19 poses many challenges for managers. To help you manage your team during this time, we offer resources categorized in three steps.

View the Supervisor Guidance Webpage

*Those not participating include student employees, graduate teaching and research assistants and associates, postdoctoral scholars who serve under the Conditions of Postdoctoral Service (UHAP Chapter 12), and anyone on an H-1B visa. Employees whose gross annualized pay (PDF) is less than $44,500 are also exempt.