Leaves of Absence

Kent State University policy provides for various types of unpaid and paid leave for eligible employees as outlined in Chapter 6 of the Policy Register.

The various types of leave are listed under Leaves of Absence in the menu to the left, and more information on each leave is available by clicking on the title.

The Request for Leave of Absence Form (PDF) is also available in the HR Forms Library. Faculty and staff can view their leave balances in FlashLine, by going to the Employee Dashboard.

For questions related to Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leaves of Absence, contact Benefits at 330-672-3107 or benefits@kent.edu.  All other types of leave questions, contact the HR Records department at 330-672-8316.