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Discretionary Leave

Discretionary leave is paid time off from work that a department or division head may award to a professional staff employee to recognize noteworthy achievement and work effort that have significantly contributed to the unit's mission, goals and/or objectives. Up to six days of discretionary leave may be awarded per calendar year.

The UW Professional Staff Program has complete details on the award and use of discretionary leave.

These resources provide information about additional ways to recognize an employee's noteworthy achievement and effort.