Leaves of Absence
When you need to spend more than three consecutive days away from work, it's considered a leave of absence, unless you are taking planned vacation. We provide many types of leave for these occasions.
All benefits-eligible staff and faculty who work 50% time or more in a fixed term or continuing position, and bargaining unit employees are eligible to take leaves of absence.*
Review the options below to learn more about the types of leave, benefits and income protection, and steps for going on leave.
*Temps and casuals paid through Stanford may also be eligible; talk with your HR Representative about your leave options.
There are several ways to keep some or all of your normal income on leave including disability insurance payments and salary continuation.Learn More
Your Benefits on Leave
Information about what happens to your health, life and retirement benefits during the time you are away.Learn More