Leaves of Absence Toolkit

This toolkit provides information and resources to help staff and supervisors with Leaves of Absence.

Leaves of Absence are granted for the following reasons:

  • Care for a newborn or newly adopted child
  • Care for a seriously ill family member
  • Employee's personal medical condition
  • Employee's military service
  • Employee's child, spouse or parent is called to active duty
  • Employee's care for covered service member with serious injury or illness
  • Employee's education
  • Employee's government service
  • Employee's personal reasons
  • Employee's long-term disability
  • Employees holding seasonal appointments are eligible for a Seasonal Leave of Absence

The toolkit provides these resources to help you with the Leave of Absence Process:

Forms

Links

Benefits Office

Payroll Department

Staff Handbook

FMLA

U.S. Department of Labor — FMLA

SPG-Leaves of Absence

SPG-Employee Assistance Programs

SPG-Reduction in Force

U-M Office for Institutional Equity

Americans with Disabilities Act  

Reduction in Force (RIF) Information

Leaves of Absence Contact Information:

Shared Services Center

Telephone: (734) 615-2000, Email: sharedservices@umich.edu.

Central Payroll and Timekeeping Contacts

For Sick and Vacation Accrual/Balance Questions send an email or call (734) 615-2000, option 2

Faculty: contact Academic HR at (734) 763-8938 and visit the Provost website

Campus Staff: contact your unit HR Representative, Staff HR or call (734) 763-2387

Health System Staff: contact your unit HR Representative, or Health System HR at (734) 647-5538, 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

Note to Faculty, Graduate Students and Fellows: while some of the information on this site may be applicable, your appointment with the university provides for special leave entitlements not included on this site. For assistance, contact Academic Human Resources, Phone: (734) 763-8938.