Faculty & Academic staff Leave Programs and Time Off

At MSU, we understand the value of your time. This is why we offer different leave and time off programs to support our faculty and academic staff for whatever life brings their way. 

Family/Medical Leave

If you need to take leave due to a family or medical need, you may be eligible for family and medical leave. MSU provides family and medical leave to eligible faculty and academic staff in accordance with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Time Off Programs

Leave Programs


The following forms must be submitted when applying for a leave of absence or sabbatical leave.


For more information, contact MSU Human Resources at 517-353-4434 or SolutionsCenter@hr.msu.edu.