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Employee Leave Benefits

Benefits When Eligible Conditions

Annual Leave

Clerical and Support

Begin accruing from date of employment

0– 5 years → 7.5 hours/month
5–10 years → 11.3 hours/month
10-20 years → 13.2 hours/month
20 or more → 15.0 hours/month


Additional information can be found in Policy 5:020

Annual Leave
Administrative, Professional & 12-Month Academic

Begin accruing from date of employment

15.0 hours per month

Additional information can be found in Policy 5:020

Sick Leave

Begin accruing from date of employment

Accrue 7.5 hours per month. 
Sick leave may not be taken before it is earned.
Unused sick leave counted as creditable service for TCRS retirement.

Additional information can be found in Policy 5:020

Family and Medical Leave

Must have worked at least 12 months and have worked at least 1,250 hours during the preceding 12-month period

Regular employees may take up to 12 work weeks of leave during a 12-month period for specified family and medical reasons.

More information can be found in Policy 5:020 or our dedicated FMLA page.

Parental Leave

Available after 12 months of employment.

Leave for maternity or paternity purposes for a period of up to four months upon request of the employee. 

Additional information can be found in Policy 5:020

Paid Parental Leave

Available after 12 months of employment.

Leave for maternity or paternity purposes for a period of up to six weeks (225 hours).

Additional informaiton can be found in Policy 5:020 or our dedicated PPL page.

Military Leave

From date of employment 

Not to exceed 20 working days in any one calendar year, plus such additional days resulting from any call to active duty status.

Additional information can be found in Policy 5:020

Civil Leave

From date of employment 

Regular pay for time while serving on jury duty or as a subpoenaed witness for the state.

Additional information can be found in Policy 5:020

Bereavement Leave

From date of employment 

Not to exceed three regularly scheduled work days due to death of an immediate family member (as defined by policy).

Additional information can be found in Policy 5:020

Leave of Absence Without Pay

From date of employment 

Must be approved by the Senior Administrator.

Additional information can be found in Policy 5:020