Bereavement Leave

A leave of absence with pay of up to ten days may be granted in the event of the death of a family member or person residing in the household of the faculty member. A leave of absence of up to five days in a calendar year may be granted for the death of an individual who is not a family member.* Faculty may request additional unpaid leave if needed, not to exceed a total of one month.

Required documentation for bereavement leave:

Approval process

Departments should forward requests for bereavement leave to the Academic Personnel Office.

* This amount of time matches what is allocated to policy-covered staff; see PPSM 2.210.