Paid Leave

Vacations


Non-exempt employees accrue 10 days of vacation per year. At five years of service, non-exempt employees accrue 15 days of vacation per year. At 15 years of service, non-exempt employees accrue 20 days of vacation time year.

Exempt employees accrue 15 days of vacation per year. At 15 years of service, exempt employees accrue 20 days of vacation. Vacation time is accrued from the date of hire and may be taken as it is accrued. For additional information, please see section 5.1 in the Employee Handbook.


Holidays


2017 Holiday & Bonus Days
New Year's Holiday
January 2
Monday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 16
Monday
Good Friday Holiday
April 14
Friday
Memorial Day Holiday
May 29
Monday
Independence Day Holiday Bonus
July 3
Monday
Independence Day Holiday July 4 Tuesday
Labor Day Holiday
September 4
Monday
Thanksgiving Holiday
November 23–24
Thursday–Friday
Christmas Holiday
December 22,
December 25–26
Friday,
Monday–Tuesday
Christmas Bonus Days
December 27–29
Wednesday–Friday
New Year's Holiday
January 1, 2018
Monday
2017 University Half Days
Interterm January 6–27 Friday
Summer
June 2–August 11
Friday
Thanksgiving
November 22
Wednesday

For additional information, please see section 5.11 in the Employee Handbook.

Short Days


Short days are workdays that are designated at the beginning of each fiscal year where employees may leave work early, but get paid for their full workday. These paid hours off are the equivalent of approximately 7 1/2 whole days off. For additional information, please see section 5.12 in the Employee Handbook.

Sick Leave


Non-exempt employees accrue one day of sick leave per month. Exempt employees are granted 12 days of sick leave upon hire and accrue one day per month. Both non-exempt and exempt employees may accrue up to 60 days. Up to six days a year may be used to care for sick immediate family members. For additional information, please see section 5.14 in the Employee Handbook.

Personal Business/Emergency Leave


Biola grants each employee two days of personal business leave per fiscal year. The accrual rate will be prorated for employees who work less than full-time.Personal business leave is to be used for non-vacation-oriented purposes. It may not be used to extend a vacation or holiday period. For additional information, please see section 5.13 in the Employee Handbook.

Bereavement


Time will be granted with pay to cover absence from work from the day of passing to the day following the funeral for close family members. For additional information, please see section 5.17 in the Employee Handbook.