The UW System recognizes that it is important for employees to have time away from work. Leave benefits are a valuable asset to UW System employees by providing both financial compensation and accommodating family, professional and personal needs. See below for paid leave benefits by employment category.
For information regarding a paid or unpaid leave of absence, refer to Life Changes for detailed information.
- Personal Holiday
- Legal Holidays
- Sick Leave
- COVID-19 Leave
- Family & Medical Leave (FMLA)
- Miscellaneous Leave Provisions
- Bone Marrow and Human Organ Donation
- Catastrophic Leave
- Military Leave
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Every effort has been made to ensure this information is current and correct. Information on this page does not guarantee enrollment, benefits and/or the ability to make changes to your benefits.