Support staff Leave Programs &
At MSU, we understand the value of your time. This is why we offer different leave and time off programs to support our employees for whatever life brings their way. Visit our definitions page to learn about the different types of paid leave for support staff or refer to the policies below for more detailed information.
Paid Parental Leave
IMPORTANT NOTE: Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, MSU support staff represented by the APA and APSA bargaining units will be eligible for MSU’s new paid parental leave program.
Learn more about the policy here.
Read frequently asked questions here.
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 employees in accordance with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
The following policies pertain to leave and time off programs for support staff:
- Bereavement Days
- Compensatory Time
- Extended Disability Leave Program
- Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Flexible Appointment
- Holiday Pay
- Jury Duty Pay
- Leave of Absence without Pay
- Long-term Disability
- Military Duty Pay (Short Term)
- Observance of Religious Holidays
- Paid Medical Leave Act Policy
- Paid Parental Leave Policy
- Personal Leave
- Sick Time
- Vacation Time
For more information, contact MSU Human Resources at 517-353-4434 or SolutionsCenter@hr.msu.edu.