Leave Information (Listed in Alphabetical Order)
Administrative Leave - The umbrella term "administrative leave" is used to encompass all such paid leave situations for regular employees of the UTHealth.
Civic Duty Leave - Provides for jury duty, court appearances, and administrative proceeding to which the employee is not a party. It also covers time off for voting if the employee is unable to vote before or after regular working hours.
Military Leave - Provides for military leaves of absence with pay for up to 15 working days in a federal fiscal year for authorized training/duty and extended military leave for additional military service. Military Rights and Responsibilities
Family Medical Leave (FMLA) - For use on absences due to a serious health condition or the birth/adoption of a child. Used in conjunction with other paid or unpaid leaves.
Funeral Leave - Regular employees of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are eligible for leave to attend the funeral of a family member.
Parental Leave - For use due to absences due to the birth or adoption of a child when the employee does not meet the employment qualifications of FMLA. Used in conjunction with other paid or unpaid leaves.
Personal Leave - Leave of absence without pay request by an employee for compelling personal affairs and granted at the discretion of the supervisor.
Preventive Health Care Leave - Provides up to eight hours of leave, available to non-probationary employees, with approval of their supervisor, for preventive health care appointments for themselves or their immediate family.
Sick Leave - For use on absences necessitated by personal illness, injury or pregnancy or when needed to assist an immediate family member who is ill.
Sick Leave Pool Program - Provides source of additional sick leave for employees who exhaust their sick leave due to catastrophic illness or injury suffered by the employee or a member of the employee's immediate family.
Temporary Modified Duty Assignments - Covers employees who have sustained an accidental injury or occupational illness while performing duties within the course and scope of their employment or appointment.
Vacation Leave - Leave to be approved by an employee's supervisor before it can be used and available for personal use to take vacation.
Worker's Compensation - All employees and student appointees who may suffer accidental injury or occupational illness while performing duties within the course and scope of their employment or appointment and require medical treatment or hospitalization.