Vacation Leave

The university recognizes the importance of providing employees an opportunity for recreation or other personal matters without the loss of compensation. Paid vacation leave is granted according to the terms and conditions as listed in Administrative Policy 6-11.7, and should be planned in advance with your supervisor. 

For additional information or questions regarding holidays and your vacation or compensation time, please visit the Holiday calendar, or contact HR Records at hr-records@kent.edu or 330-672-8316. 

Vacation Leave Accrual Schedules - Faculty and Post Doctoral Research Associates

Faculty Full-Time (12-month appointment)

Years of Service
Hours Earned per Month or Pay
Days Earned per Year
Maximum Hours for Vacation Carryover and Payout
0-20 13.33 per month 20 (160 hours) 480
21 14.00 per month 21 (168 hours) 504
22 14.67 per month 22 (176 hours) 524
23 15.33 per month 23 (184 hours) 552
24 16.00 per month 24 (192 hours) 576
25  16.67 per month 25 (200 hours) 600
      *Additional one day per year up to a maximum addition of 5 days for a total accrual of 25 days for 25 or more years of service
Utilization: Eligible to use vacation at the time employment begins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Sick Hours Earned per Month
Vacation Hours Earned per Month
Maximum Vacation Accrual Hours
10 hours

6.67 hours**

80 hours
  **Vacation must be used during the appointment period. Any unused hours will be withdrawn at the end of the appointment period.
 
 

Vacation Leave Accrual Schedules - Unclassified Full-Time

Unclassified Full-Time (12-month appointment)

Years of Service
Hours Earned per Month or Pay
Days Earned per Year
Maximum Hours for Vacation Carryover and Payout
0-20 13.33 per month 20 (160 hours) 480
21 14.00 per month 21 (168 hours) 504
22 14.67 per month 22 (176 hours) 528
23 15.33 per month 23 (184 hours) 552
24 16.00 per month 24 (192 hours) 576
25  16.67 per month 25 (200 hours) 600
      *Additional one day per year up to a maximum addition of 5 days for a total accrual of 25 days for 25 or more years of service
Utilization: Eligible to use vacation at the time employment begins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Vacation Leave Accrual Schedules - Classified non-represented

Classified Full-Time (non-represented)

Years of Service
Hours Earned per Month or Pay
Days Earned per Year
Maximum Hours for Vacation Carryover and Payout
0-4 3.12 per pay 10 (80 hours) 240
5-9 4.64 per pay 15 (120 hours) 360
10-20 6.16 per pay 20 (160 hours) 480
21 6.48 per pay 21 (168 hours) 504
22 6.80 per pay 22 (176 hours) 528
23 7.12 per pay 23 (184 hours) 552
24 7.44 per pay 24 (192 hours) 576
25 or more 7.76 per pay 25 (200 hours) 600
Utilization: After completion of probationary period (120 days)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classified Part-Time (non-represented)
Accrue Vacation at a pro-rated amount based on the number of hours worked per pay period
Maximum hours for vacation carryover and payout are the same as stated for Classified Full-Time (non-represented)
Utilization: After completion of probationary period (120 days)

Vacation Leave Accrual Schedules - Classified represented

Classified Full-Time (represented by AFSCME)

Years of Service
Hours Earned per Month or Pay
Days Earned per Year
Maximum Hours for Vacation Carryover and Payout
0-4 3.12 per pay 10 (80 hours) 240
5-9 4.64 per pay 15 (120 hours) 360
10-20 6.16 per pay 20 (160 hours) 480
21 6.48 per pay 21 (168 hours) 504
22 6.80 per pay 22 (176 hours) 528
23 7.12 per pay 23 (184 hours) 552
24 7.44 per pay 24 (192 hours) 576
25 or more 7.76 per pay 25 (200 hours) 600
Utilization: Accrued vacation is available after six (6) months of service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classified Part-Time (represented by AFSCME)
Accrue Vacation at a pro-rated amount based on the number of hours worked per pay period
Maximum hours for vacation carryover and payout are the same as stated for Classified Full-Time (represented by AFSCME)
Utilization: Accrued vacation is available after six (6) months of service