Leaves of Absence

Boston University recognizes the importance of caring for your family and your health. Whether employees need time to address personal illnesses, the illnesses and/or care of immediate family members, military service, or personal matters, they can request a leave of absence. Options include Family & Medical Leave (for eligible employees), Parental Leave, Medical Leave, Personal Leave, Sympathy Leave, and Military Leave.

For information regarding leaves of absences for Non-Represented, Non-Faculty Staff, view the Employee Handbook.

For information regarding leaves of absence for employees represented by a union, view the appropriate union contract.

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