Updated:  May 8, 2019

Category:  Benefits

Contact:  Benefits Manager – ext. 0649


Glossary of Terms:

Vested - Five years of continuous contribution to the Optional Retirement Program; five years of cumulative contribution to the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System.

Creditable Service - Credit given for years of service through contribution, sick leave, purchases, and disabilities.

Membership Service - Service given for years of contribution only.

Advance Leave

Dated: March 1, 2021

Contact: Benefits Director, ext. 0649

General Rule

Vacation and sick leave should be taken only after the leave has been accrued/earned. However, if warranted by individual circumstances, there is some flexibility, subject to approval by appointed authority, to accommodate advance leave requests when an employee does not have (vacation/sick/bonus) leave or compensatory time to cover his/her time off request. 

Notice of Separation

Notice of Separation

Dated:  November 15, 2017

Category:  Benefits

Contact:  Benefits Director – ext. 0649


The separation notification procedures described below are applicable to employees in the following permanent, probationary and temporary positions: Staff Exempt from Human Resources Act (EHRA), Subject to Human Resources Act (SHRA), and Faculty.