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Leave of Absence

Leave of Absence or Time Off?

For most absences in Workday, you will make a request for Time Off (e.g., Sick, Vacation, Personal Holiday, Comp Time).
Information on types of Time Off
Some absences, including those that may qualify for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Disability Leave, or Parental Leave require both a Leave of Absence (LOA) request and accompanying request for Time Off.

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Returning from a Leave of Absence

When you are ready to return to work from your Leave of Absence, contact your supervisor to discuss your department’s return-to-work process.

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Requesting a Leave of Absence

Before your Leave of Absence (LOA), review the Leave of Absence policies for staff and talk with your department.
For many Leaves of Absence, your department will process your Leave of Absence request in Workday on your behalf.
For certain leave types, you can request a LOA directly in Workday.
Requesting a Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  Leave of Absence
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law which protects eligible employees when they take a Leave of Absence for one of several qualifying reasons.

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Leave of Absence Types

An important part of managing your Leave of Absence is understanding various types of Leaves of Absence.
Leave of Absence policies for staff 
Leave of Absence Without Pay policies for staff 
While you are on a Leave of Absence, entry of Time Off is required in order to receive pay while away from work. You must indicate which of your Time Off accruals to use while away from work.

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Leave of Absence

Prepare for and manage your Leave of Absence in Workday.
If you are faculty, a librarian, or academic staff, refer to the Academic Personnel website for information on the leave policy; refer to department for questions regarding your leaves.
If you are a Medical Centers employee, your Leave of Absence is managed in Kronos.

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