All types of leaves must be requested and approved prior to the leave start date. Faculty must inform their Chair and departmental AP contact prior to the leave in order for applicable paperwork to be processed
at the departmental level and/or Dean's level.
Sabbatical leaves for Ladder-Ranked and Tenure-Track faculty must be requested one quarter prior to the leave occuring e.g. If an appointee wishes to take a full sabbatical leave during the fall quarter, the appointee must request the sabbatical leave the spring quarter before the requested quarter leave.
Leave requests (with and without pay) for 15 calendar days to one year and sabbatical requests are the Dean's authority.
Leave requests (with and without pay) up to ten service days, or 14 calendar days, are the Department Chairs' authority.
The Executive Vice Chancellor retains authority for leave requests in excess of one year and exceptions to University and campus policies. Leave requests for the Dean or the Executive Vice Chancellor's approval should be routed through the Academic Personnel Unit in the Dean's Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) via the Departmental AP Office.
EVC-AP Announcement - 11/6/2014:
Effective November 1, 2014, deans will have authority to advance up to one year’s worth of unearned sabbatical credit to ladder-rank faculty (3 credits for LRF with academic-year appointments at 50% time or more and 4 for LRF with fiscal-year appointments at 50% time or more). The request should be for a compelling reason and the faculty member should:
There will no longer be a maximum on the number of credits which may be accrued.