Support Staff Policies & Procedures

Support Staff Policy & Procedure for Vacation Time

Last updated 2/18/2016 (changes noted at bottom of page)

Policy

Applies to

  • Regular University support staff working half-time or more
  • Temporary 1585 employees who are working at least half-time or more who complete the six-month eligibility period
  • Temporary CTU appointments extended beyond 180 days
The University grants eligible employees vacation with pay based on the employee's length of service.

Employees accrue vacation credits on a regular monthly schedule, beginning with the completion of six months of service. Vacation with pay may be granted up to the total vacation credits accrued.

Accrual schedule:

  • leave of absence without pay,
  • regular Workers' Compensation, or
  • disciplinary suspension.
Vacation Time Accruals

 

Union Vacation Accrual at Completion of 6 Months 7th Thru 60thVacation Service Month Maximum Accrual for 7th Thru 60th Month 61st Thru 120thVacation Service Month Maximum Accrual for 61st Thru 120thMonth 121st + Vacation Service Month Maximum Accrual for 121st Month
APA 48 8 hrs per month 240 12 hrs per month 240 16 hrs per month 240
APSA* 48 8 hrs per month 120 12 hrs per month 180 16 hrs per month* 240
AP Conf* 48 8 hrs per month 240 12 hrs per month 240 16 hrs per month* 240
CTU 48 8 hrs per month 120 12 hrs per month 180 16 hrs per month 240
CTU Conf 48 8 hrs per month 120 12 hrs per month 180 16 hrs per month 240
1585 48 8 hrs per month 128 12 hrs per month 192 16 hrs per month 240
999 48 8 hrs per month 120 12 hrs per month 180 16 hrs per month 240
324 48 8 hrs per month 120 12 hrs per month 180 16 hrs per month 240
274 48 8 hrs per month 240 12 hrs per month 240 16 hrs per month 240
Nurses # 48 8 hrs per month 128 12 hrs per month 192 16 hrs per month 240
FOP 48 8 hrs per month 120 12 hrs per month 180 16 hrs per month 240
Ext Prog 48 8 hrs per month 120 12 hrs per month 180 16 hrs per month 240
Res Adv 48 8 hrs per month 120 12 hrs per month 180 16 hrs per month 240

# Level 74-77 after 6 months 
* Level 12 or more after 6 months; this also applies to off-campus APSA-like employees

Usage requirements and approvals:

Amount of payment:

Coordination with other types of pay or benefits:

Limitations - special maximum accrual:

Other provisions: An employee will receive payment for unused vacation when terminating.

Procedure

Employee: Notifies supervisor of number of hours of vacation time used. It is up to the discretion of the department administrator on how he/she wishes to authorize his/her employees.

Supervisor: Approve and record absence in the EBS portal or through unit-level reporting procedures.

Refer questions to: MSU Human Resources (telephone 517-353-4434, e-mail).

Last updated - 6/4/2013 - changes made to vacation maximum for 274 and EXPA employees from 225 to 240 hours.

Last updated - 02/18/2016 - Maximum accruals at all levels for APA, AP Conf, and 274 should be 240 effective 10/14/15 (instead of 120 – 180 – 240).

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