Eleven/Twelve-month faculty is entitled to 24 days of vacation leave and 12 days of sick leave per calendar year. The amount of annual leave is adjusted proportionately for part-time faculty members in covered positions who work half time (50% FTE) or more. Leave is earned on a monthly basis. The monthly earnings amount is equal to one-twelfth (1/12) of the annual leave accrual rate for each month the faculty member works or is on an approved leave with pay at least half the working days of the month.
Note: Nine/Ten-month faculty do not accrue vacation or sick leave.
Faculty Serious Illness
Faculty members eligible for leave are those who do not accrue sick leave and are eligible to participate in the N.C. Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System or the UNC Optional Retirement Program.
The duration of leave includes a minimum of 60 calendar days of paid leave within a single academic semester, up to a maximum of one academic semester.