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Leave Options

FY Faculty only

Extended Sick Leave

Reference and Instructions: 

See Policy C‐210 of the Faculty Handbook

Forward original form and one set of attachments through appropriate administrators; copies of this form will be distributed to applicant and administrators after the President’s action.  

UNM Faculty Handbook- Types of Paid and Unpaid Leaves and their effect on Probationary Appointments and Benefits
LeaveTermEligibilityEffect on Tenure ClockEffect on BenefitsPolicies
Sabbatical

After any period of at least three years of full-time service:
1. One semester at 2/3 salary for that semester. After any period of at least six years of full-time service (or equivalent part-time service) without a sabbatical: 2. One semester at no reduction in annual salary. 3. One full academic year at 2/3 salary. 4. Semester II of one year and Semester I of the following year, at 2/3 salary for each semester of leave.

Any faculty member with tenure or to any faculty member in the last year of the probationary period for whom a favorable decision has been reached with regard to tenure.N/AEligibility and premium subsidies are continuedC. 200

Sick Leave with Pay

Periods exceeding ten (10) working days up to six months
FLMA request may be required

Full-time faculty members who have had six (6) or more years of continuous service at the University and who have not had an extended sick leave during their last six (6) years of service.
For those who have been at the University less than six (6) years or who have been granted extended sick leave during their last six (6) years of service, the length of the requested sick leave will be reduced accordingly.
Permanent part-time faculty, who work at least one-half (1/2) time are eligible for sick leave proportionally.

“If a faculty member goes on leave of absence without pay, family leave or paid medical leave for a semester or more during a year of probationary service, the probationary period will normally, upon timely request of the probationary faculty member, be suspended for the duration of the leave, and subsequent mid-probationary and tenure reviews will be one full year later.”Eligibility and premium subsidies are continued

C. 210
B.3.2.1 (b)

Leave Without Pay

Up to One Year
FMLA request required if based on illness

Full-time member of the faculty on regular (i.e., not temporary) appointment as lecturer or above . . . after two years of service“If a faculty member goes on leave of absence without pay, family leave or paid medical leave for a semester or more during a year of probationary service, the probationary period will normally, upon timely request of the probationary faculty member, be suspended for the duration of the leave, and subsequent mid-probationary and tenure reviews will be one full year later.”Eligibility and premium subsidies are continued

C.280
B.3.2.1 (b)