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 2 weeks or more may be eligible to request a leave of absence.


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.