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Single-Semester Leaves and Sabbaticals

Faculty may be eligible to apply for a single-semester leave or a sabbatical to pursue professional development opportunities. Applications are reviewed at the department, college, and campus levels for the selection of recipients. Information for each type of leave is  summarized below, and details are provided in the UEA contract.

Single-Semester Leave: Section 602.000

Purpose: For study, research or other scholarly or creative activity related to the faculty’s professional knowledge or expertise and teaching (some course work may be included in the application, but writing a textbook is excluded).

  • Eligibility: Faculty must meet the criteria outlined in 602.100.
  • Timing: One fall or spring semester, following official appointment dates.
  • Application: To be considered for a single-semester leave, complete the application form below.

 Single semester leave form
(Fillable PDF available by opening with Adobe Reader or Adobe Pro)

Sabbatical: Section 601.000

Purpose: For research, study, teaching development or other creative or scholarly activity.

  • Eligibility: Faculty must meet the criteria outline in 601.100.
  • Timing: Up to 12 consecutive months, which may include parts of two academic years.
  • Application: To be considered for a sabbatical, complete the application form below.

Sabbatical form
(Fillable PDF available by opening with Adobe Reader or Adobe Pro)