Time Off Benefits

Many employees must balance both work and family responsibilities, and Princeton University believes that adequate and flexible leave policies assist employees in meeting these dual obligations.
Except for emergencies, employees are expected to provide advance notice of time off to allow for their supervisors' review and approval.
Leave policies, which are listed below, include Time Off With Pay and Time Off Without Pay

Time Off Benefits with Pay

Time off benefits with pay include the following:
  • holidays
  • vacation
  • sick days
  • personal days
  • death in the family
  • jury duty and court appearances
  • military reserve training
  • short term disability and workers’ compensation leaves 

Time Off Benefits without Pay

Time off benefits without pay include the following:
  • family and medical
  • personal leave
  • military (extended service)
  • religious observances 
Employees who are members of a union should refer to their respective collective bargaining agreements for more information.
More specific descriptions regarding the types of leaves available and eligibility for these leaves is available in the HR Policy and Procedure Manual.
If you have any questions about any of your time off benefits, please contact us. You can count on support from knowledgeable and responsive HR staff when you have a question or problem. Just call or send us an e-mail. We’re here to help!