Time Off (Vacation/Sick/Personal)

Vacation Time

In addition to a minimum of 16 paid holidays per year, regular full-time exempt and non-exempt employees are eligible for paid vacation time after the first full year worked.

Part-time regular non-exempt and non-exempt academic year employees accrue vacation time on a prorated basis by the number of regular hours for which they were hired and the number of months they work.

Temporary employees do not accrue vacation time.

Sick Time

Full-time regular non-exempt employees accrue sick leave credit at the rate of one (1) day for each full month worked.

Part-time regular non-exempt and non-exempt academic year employees accrue sick leave on a prorated basis by the number of regular hours for which they were hired and the number of months they work.

Temporary employees do not accrue sick leave.

Non-exempt employees may accumulate unused sick leave from year to year, to a maximum of 120 days. These accumulated days go into a sick leave account for use during illness or prolonged disability.

Personal Days

All full-time regular non-exempt employees accrue three (3) personal days per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30) to be granted on the basis of one (1) day for every four (4) months worked in accordance with the payroll schedule. The employee must work for at least 6 months before becoming eligible to take these days.

Part-time regular and academic year employees accrue personal days on a prorated basis determined by the number of regular hours for which they were hired and the number of months they worked.

Temporary employees do not accrue personal days.

Fairfield University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.