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University Benefits

Fax
319-335-2776
Campus Address
120 USB
Mailing Address

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

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

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 is why we offer a substantial package of time-off benefits.
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Vacation and Personal Holidays

Eligibility

All full and part-time faculty and staff are eligible for vacation except for the following:

  • Faculty appointed on an academic-year basis or who hold visiting or emeritus appointments.
  • Faculty and staff whose appointments are designated as temporary, on-call, provisional, project appointments of four months or less, or emergency appointments.
  • Students hired through the Office of Student Financial Aid and students hired in positions reserved specifically for student employees.


Find more info on accruals, maximums and usage rules

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Sick Leave

Eligibility

Full and part-time employees are entitled to a leave of absence due to medically related disability at normal rate of pay, to the extent of their accumulated sick leave credits to cover the period of absence. The following do not accrue sick leave:

  • Faculty and staff members whose appointments are designated as temporary, on-call, provisional, project appointment 4 months or less, or emergency appointments.
  • Students hired through the Office of Student Financial Aid and students hired in positions reserved specifically for student employees.

Find more info on accruals, maximums and usage rules