Time-off Benefits

Campus Coronavirus Updates

Visit the University of Iowa coronavirus website for the latest information about COVID-19 and the university’s response, including leave policies for people affected by the disease.

At the University of Iowa, we believe a strong work-life balance is essential to the overall health and well-being of our faculty and staff. That's why we offer a substantial package of time-off benefits. 
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Vacation / Sick Time

Almost all full- and part-time faculty and staff are eligible for vacation and sick leave.

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Family Caregiving Leave

Short-term leave to care for sick or injured immediate family members.

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Catastrophic Leave

Continuation of salary/benefits for eligible employees who have exhausted all paid leave.

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Leave of Absence

A time period when an employee is absent from their job for a specific period of time.

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Help a Colleague

Catastrophic leave donations assist fellow faculty and staff confronting illnesses and emergencies.

Learn How to Help

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Contact Information

University Benefits

Campus Address
120 USB
Mailing Address

120 University Services Building
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.