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Submit Leave Reports By September 30, 2021, To Avoid Sick Leave Reduction

Faculty, Academic Staff and Limited appointees (who have or had an active leave-eligible appointment) are required to submit monthly leave reports for each appointment, whether or not leave is used. Employees are required to report leave on or before the day the leave is taken, or if no leave is taken, to enter a “No Leave Taken” at the end of the month.

Employees who were required to take either individual or consecutive furlough days must also submit leave reports for the months furlough was taken. If no leave was taken for a month, a “No Leave Taken” entry must be made.

Submit Leave Reports by September 30, 2021

Failure to submit all leave for fiscal year July 2020 through June 2021 by September 30, 2021, will result in a permanent reduction of sick leave hours.

Even one unsubmitted leave report will reduce an employee’s sick leave balance resulting in less sick leave available to use if needed. Long term, a reduction of sick leave hours will result in fewer hours available to use for the Sick Leave Credit Conversion Program which allows employees to pay for health insurance in retirement.

How do I Know if I have Missing Leave Reports?

Employees with missing leave reports receive email reminders every two weeks listing their missing reports. Employees may also check for missing leave reports at any time in the MyUW portal.

Employees who do not submit all leave reports for fiscal year July 2020 through June 2021 before September 30, 2021, will receive an email notifying them of the permanent reduction in their sick leave hours.

Submitting Leave Reports

For information on how to submit leave reports, review missing leave reports, enter absences or no leave taken, review the resources on the Time and Absence Help Page.


If you have questions or are unable to report your leave in the MyUW portal, contact your Institution Leave Administrator.

To review the sick leave policies:

Source: UW System Human Resources