Human Resources

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Leaves of Absence

Adoption Leave

For information about leaves of absence for adoption, please see information under Family Leaves.

Bereavement Leave (Staff and Administrator)

Family Leave

The university provides leave for qualified employees in accordance with state and federal leave laws.  Please click on the following items for additional information on your rights and responsibilities, the doctor’s certification form, and a summary of your leave benefits with USD.  Employees planning for a family leave should contact Human Resources. Employees not eligible for FMLA or CFRA will be granted leaves in accordance with any other legal requirements governing the specific type of leave, in accordance with the university’s established leave policies and practices, and with consideration for current business needs.

Family Leave (Faculty):

Family Leave – Bonding with newborn, adoption or foster care placement

Family Leave – Caring for a seriously ill family member

Family Leave (Staff)

Family Leave – Bonding with newborn, adoption, or foster care placement

Family Leave Staff – Care for a seriously ill family member

Family Leave (Administrator)

Family Leave – Bonding with newborn, adoption, or foster care placement

Family Leave Administrator – Care for a seriously ill family member

Jury Duty Leave (Staff and Administrator)

Medical Leave

The university provides leave for qualified employees in accordance with state and federal leave laws.  Please click on the following items for additional information on your rights and responsibilities, the doctor’s certification form, and a summary of your leave benefits with USD.  Employees planning for a medical leave should contact Human Resources. Employees not eligible for FMLA or CFRA will be granted leaves in accordance with any other legal requirements governing the specific type of leave, in accordance with the university’s established leave policies and practices, and with consideration for current business needs.

Medical Leave (Faculty)

Medical Leave (Staff)

Medical Leave (Administrator)

Military Leave (Staff & Administrator)

Personal Leave

Pregnancy Leave

The university provides leave for qualified employees in accordance with state and federal leave laws.  Please click on the following items for additional information on your rights and responsibilities, the doctor’s certification form, and a summary of your leave benefits with USD. Employees planning for a pregnancy leave should contact Human Resources. Employees not eligible for FMLA or CFRA will be granted leaves in accordance with any other legal requirements governing the specific type of leave, in accordance with the university’s established leave policies and practices, and with consideration for current business needs.

The University of San Diego supports breastfeeding mothers by providing a private, comfortable room for nursing.  It is open to all students, staff and faculty free of charge.  The room comes equipped with a glider, changing table, sink and cleansing supplies.  Hours are Monday through Thursday 7am -11pm, Friday 7am – 10pm, Saturday 9am - 10pm, Sunday 9am – 11pm.  To learn more about support and resources for mothers on campus, please visit www.sandiego.edu/womenscenter. You may view other breastfeeding facilities by viewing USD Breastfeeding Facilities.

Pregnancy Leave (Faculty)

Pregnancy Leave (Staff)

Pregnancy Leave (Administrator)

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