Is the University providing four personal paid leave days?

Yes, four (4) additional days of paid leave are being provided to eligible employees. The days may be used between December 26 – January 31, 2024. 

What are the dates that the University is closed for the Holiday Shutdown?

The University is officially closed from 5 p.m. on Monday, December 18, 2023, to 8 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. 

Who is eligible for the four personal paid leave days?

All benefits-eligible employees who are employed as of December 18, 2023, are eligible for the four additional paid days.

What are the official designated holidays for which employees will be paid during the Holiday Shutdown?

There are two officially designated holidays that are paid during the Winter Break, which are Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Both holidays occur on a Monday this year, so the observed paid holidays are Monday, December 25, 2023, and Monday, January 1, 2024. 

Are there any stipulations on whether eligible employees receive holiday pay

An employee who is eligible for holiday pay must be in full pay status the entire workday before and the entire workday after the holiday to receive holiday pay. Pay status is defined as being paid either accrued leave or regular earnings for the employee’s typical workday. 

Which earn code should be used for the four additional paid leave days on a timesheet or leave report?

Benefit Eligible employees should use the earn code "Additional Personal Days – 2023". 


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