Family and Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal regulation that entitles eligible faculty/staff members (employees) to up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave and benefits continuation for certain qualifying events including:

  • Your own serious health condition
  • Your family member’s serious health condition (your spouse, parent, or child under the age of 18)
  • The birth or care of your newborn child
  • The adoption or foster care of your child
  • Qualifying military exigencies
  • Military caregiver leave (up to 26 weeks)

To request a leave of absence, click here.