Leaves and Time Off
Note: Procedures for administering leaves can vary by campus and department/unit. Consult with your supervisor or a leave advisor about internal expectations and procedures.
University of Arizona Leave Advisors
For questions about taking a leave from the University or to schedule a one-on-one advising session, contact the leave advisor based on your unit location and the first letter of your last name below:
|Unit Location||Advisor||Advisor's Email|
|Main Campus and Satellite Offices|
|Last Names A–M||Souky Conewayfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Last Names N–Z
UA Health Sciences - Tucson
|UA Health Sciences - Phoenix||Michelle Wilsonemail@example.com|
Common Types of Time Off
Family and Parents
Up to 12 weeks of paid and 12 weeks of unpaid parental leave for each eligible employee parent.
Learn more: Parental Leave page.
Family and Medical Leave
Job-protected leave for certain qualifying medical and family reasons.
Learn more: Family and Medical Leave page.
Three paid days for a family passing. Two additional paid days may be granted for out-of-state funeral services.
Learn more: Bereavement page.
Paid absence available to eligible employees who are called for jury duty or as a material witness.
Learn more: Jury Duty page.
Paid time available for eligible employees for volunteer activity that meets certain qualifying conditions.
Learn more: Volunteer Services page.
At some point in your career, you may be faced with a life event that requires you to be away from work for an extended period of time. Please connect with your leave advisors to assist you in managing the leave you need to handle these life events and to ensure a smooth transition back to your role within the University community.