The personal holiday is a paid leave day that can be used at a time mutually agreeable to both the employee and the supervisor. Monthly-paid employees are entitled to one (1) paid personal holiday each calendar year in addition to regularly scheduled state holidays.
Employee eligibility for a personal holiday is specified in the employee’s employment program. For contract classified employees, this information is found in the collective bargaining agreement for the employee’s bargaining unit. This page provides information that generally applicable, and links to the relevant section of each collective bargaining agreement.
If an employee requests approval to use the personal holiday, consider the following:
The Shared Leave Program permits state employees who accrue leave to aid other state employees who meet certain eligibility criteria by donating leave to them. An employee may apply to receive or donate accumulated annual leave, sick leave, and/or personal holiday under the University's Shared Leave Program.