Faculty requesting an academic leave, as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (pdf)*, should complete the Faculty Academic Leave Request Form (see instructions below). Requests for leaves under the Family and Medical Leave Act should be made through the Office of Human Resources.
Instructions for Completing the Faculty Academic Leave Request Form
- Applicants seeking a leave request must complete pages 1 and 2 of the Faculty Academic Leave Request Form (pdf)* and submit it to their department chair (or school dean) within their department's internally set deadline, usually sometime in the fall.
- The department chair (or school dean) will review the applicant’s submission, complete Page 3 of the form and submit it to the school dean for consideration no later than Dec. 7.
- The school dean will review the request and recommendation of the department chair, if applicable, and submit their recommendation on Page 4 of this form to the Provost no later than Dec. 14.
- The Provost will review the request, recommendations of the Department Chair and School Dean and make a determination on Page 4 of the form. The Office of the Provost will notify the applicant, department chair and school dean of the determination no later than Dec. 31.