An employee may be granted a personal leave of absence for non medical reasons, provided the university deems such leave to be justified and not detrimental to the operations of the organization. The approval of any leave of absence, with or without pay, is at the discretion of the employee’s supervisors and the Chief Human Resources Officer.
While on an approved personal leave of absence, an employee may be in paid leave status when he/she is using annual or compensatory leave in accordance with UCF’s Leave Policy. The employee may request to be on unpaid leave or a reduced work schedule. When on leave without pay, the employee is responsible for the full premium cost (employer and employee contributions) for basic life insurance benefits.
To apply for a personal leave, the employee must submit a Personal Leave of Absence Request Form. For Faculty members this form must be approved by the Provost (or designee). For A&P and USPS employees the form must be approved by the Chief Human Resources Officer (or designee).