Leaves and Time Off
Vacation, sick time, and parental leave are just the beginning of the University's robust leave package. Follow the links on this page for information about eligibility, application procedures, and other frequently asked questions.
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 location and the first letter of your last name below:
|Main Campus & College of Applied Science and Technology|
|Last Names A–M||Souky Conewayemail@example.com|
|Last Names N–Z||Mike Krebbsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|UA Health Sciences - Tucson||Andres Gabaldonemail@example.com|
|UA Health Sciences - Phoenix||Michelle Wilsonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
University Designated Time
Ten paid holidays are offered each year.
Learn more: Holidays page.
An annual scheduled period when departments close or reduce operations.
Learn more: University Closures page.
Accrued paid time to use for personal time off.
Learn more: Vacation Leave page.
Accrued paid time to care for self or immediate family members during illness.
Learn more: Paid Sick Time page.
Family and Parents
Up to 12 weeks of paid and 12 weeks of unpaid parental leave for each 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.
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.