Absence

Time Off

Eligible staff receive a variety of paid time off from work including vacation, sick, and holidays.

Leave of Absence

Staff who need to be out of work for more than five business days may be eligible to request a leave of absence.

Screencasts and Job Aids

Watch one of these short videos for instructions on requesting a new leave of absence, leave extension, or return from leave in Workday.

Summer Hours and Winter Break

Some departments may participate in a modified summer hours schedule of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also, many departments at Brown University close for Winter Break and the official schedule is determined each year.