Can I carry over unused AL or PH days into the next fiscal year?

No, AL and PH days granted July 1st must be used by the following June 30th.

Can I carry over vacation days into the next fiscal year?

The carryover allowance is based on which vacation policy applies to your bargaining unit.

Policy (60.3.10) Vacation for Staff Members (Excludes FOP Units and IAFF)
 
Staff in these employee units: 

  • Managerial, Professional, Supervisory, and Confidential Staff Members (MPSC);
  • Union of Rutgers Administrators-American Federation of Teachers (URA-AFT); American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees,
  • Locals 1761 and 888 (AFSCME);
  • Doctors Council, SEIU, Local 10MD (Doctors Council);
  • International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE);
  • Rutgers Council of AAUP Chapters - EOF (EOF).

 
shall be permitted to carry forward into the succeeding fiscal year a maximum of the number of days equivalent to the staff member’s yearly accrual rate as of the final month of the preceding fiscal year. No employee will be able to carryover more than his or her accrual rate. The balance of unused vacation time beyond the allowed carryover as set forth above will be subject to forfeiture.

Policy (60.3.20) Vacation for Staff in FOP Units and IAFF

Staff in these employee units: 

  • Fraternal Order of Police – Primary Unit (FOP – P),
  • Fraternal Order of Police – Superior Officers Association (FOP – S),
  • International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF). 

can carryover a maximum of the number of days equivalent to the staff member’s current year’s vacation accrual may be carried forward into the succeeding year. No employee will be able to carryover more than his or her accrual rate.The balance of unused vacation time beyond the allowed carryover as set forth above will be subject to forfeiture.

If I leave the University and am rehired in the future will I be able to use the balance of sick days I had when I left?

Yes, remaining balance may be used while employed with the university, but they will not be used in calculating sick leave payout at retirement.  Contact University Human Resources to request a verification letter to be sent to your department.

If I terminate employment, will I receive payment for unused vacation, AL, PH or sick leave days?

A lump-sum payment for unused and accrued vacation days is made by the university at the time of separation.  AL, PH and sick days are not paid out.