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Current Employees

Your time away from work is just as important as your time at work, so take advantage of your leave and learn more  about your options for paid leave, as well as family and medical leave below!

Regular Leave Requests

Learn more about paid leave options and how to submit a request.

Learn more about how to use your sick leave when you are feeling unwell.

Learn more about the UGA Shared Leave program.

Extended Leave and Leave POlicies

The first step towards preparing for your leave is to submit an Extended Absence  Request in OneUSG Connect at least one month prior to the estimated start date of your extended absence. If you are unsure of which type of leave to select, please submit a ticket to for assistance. 

Learn more about family & medical leave, how to get help, and how to submit a request.

This tool will help determine which extended leave type best fits your needs.

Learn more about paid parental leave available to new parents.


Other leave types available include blood donation, voting, bereavement, and more. Learn more here.

Learn more about the other extended leave available to UGA faculty and staff.

Access the UGA Finance & Administration leave policies.

Leave eligibility: Employees who work at least 50% time in one or more "regular" positions are eligible for leave benefits, pro-rated based on full-time equivilancy (FTE). Exceptions include family and medical leave (FMLA) or paid parental leave. Refer to the links above for eligibility requirements for each leave type.