Leave of Absence Information
The University offers a variety of leaves of absence for those who need time to attend to situations in their personal lives. In this section, you will find links to various policies, including family and medical leave, and leave for birth of a child.
Family Medical Leave Act
Leaves of Absence Standard Practice Guide
Sick Time Pay
Leaves of Absence (medical/child care)
Tenure Clock Stoppage (for faculty)
Modified Duties Policy (for faculty)
For more information or questions specific to your situation:
Campus staff: Contact your unit HR Representative, or Staff HR at hr.umich.edu/staffhr or call (734) 763-2387.
Health System Staff: Contact your unit HR Representative, or Health System HR at (734) 647-5538 then press #2.
Flint Campus Staff: Contact your unit HR Representative at (810) 762-3150.
Dearborn Campus Staff: Contact your unit HR Representative at (313) 593-5484.
Faculty: Visit the Provost Office’s Family Friendly webpage at
or contact Academic HR at (734) 763-8938.