Summary: U N I V E R S I T Y of H O U S T O N
MANUAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
SECTION: Human Resources Number: 02.02.03
SUBJECT: Leaves of Absence
July 7, 1997; Revised January 31, 2008 Page 1 of 9
I. PURPOSE AND SCOPE
This policy outlines the holiday and leave benefits provided by the State of Texas to its
employees in the General Provisions of the State General Appropriations Act and related
statutes and federal laws and regulations. The document is also based on University of
Houston System Administrative Memoranda, referenced herein. It applies to all
university regular, benefits-eligible employees regardless of source of funds from which
paid, with exceptions noted in certain provisions.
II. POLICY STATEMENT
The University of Houston provides holidays, vacation, sick leave, and other leave
benefits granted by the State of Texas to regular university employees. Leave benefits
may be with or without pay, based on certain qualifying conditions. Eligible employees
are entitled to request and be considered for leaves described in this document.
Eligibility for certain leave benefits may differ under law; differences are noted.