Leave Programs

The following summarizes the various leave programs available to benefits eligible employees.

Cancer Screening Leave

Up to four hours per calendar year for all employees.  

Cancer Screening Leave Form

Jury Duty Leave

The employee is granted paid leave for required jury duty before a court, no accruals need to be charged.

When Eligible: Eligibility begins with the first day of employment.

Who Pays: The university pays for the employee’s salary while on approved jury duty leave

Military Leave

Employees receive full pay for either 22 business days or 30 calendar days, which ever gives the employee a better benefit. 

When Eligible: Eligibility begins with the first day of employment.

NYS Paid Family Leave
FMLA

Employees are granted up to 12 work weeks of leave in a 12 month period for certain family and medical reasons. The employee is required to use all accrued paid leave toward the FMLA entitlement before being authorized leave without pay. Family members are limited to the employee, spouse, children and the employee’s parents.

When Eligible: Eligibility starts after 12 months of employment with the NYS and the employee has worked at least 1250 hours in the 12 months immediately preceding the date FMLA leave begins.

FMLA form for Employee Illness

FMLA for Family Member Illness

FMLA for Military Family Leave