Sabbatical Leave

Application and Selection

Applicants must submit the online application by Friday, October 13, 2017.


  • Applicants must have a conversation with their supervisor and obtain his or her verbal approval prior to submitting the application form. Download a pdf of the application form to use as a guide for the conversation with your supervisor.
  • The supervisor is required to provide a plan for replacing the applicant's teaching/work schedule. The document will be required on the application form.
  • The supervisor must discuss the plan with the campus president/vice president and receive his or her verbal approval to continue with the application process.
  • The application form must be completed online by the applicant by the deadline: Friday, October 13, 2017.
  • Once the application is submitted, the supervisor and campus president/vice president will receive an electronic copy.
  • Organizational Development and Human Resources will check eligibility and will notify applicants and supervisors if there are any issues with the applicant's eligibility.
  • All applications and plans are sent to the sabbatical selection committee chair on or before Tuesday, October 31, 2017 and to all selection committee members on or before Friday, November 3, 2017.
  • The committee will evaluate and make recommendations to the president by Tuesday, January 2, 2018. All applicants granted their sabbatical leave will be notified by the campus president or vice president no later than Monday, January 22, 2018.



Selection Committee

The Sabbatical Leave Committee is composed of 13 persons: two faculty members from each of the campuses, two administrators, two professional staff employees, and the assistant vice president of teaching & learning, who will serve as chair. The Faculty Association Board will be asked to nominate faculty representatives. The Professional Staff leadership team will nominate professional staff representatives. The president will appoint the administrators. Members shall serve one year terms that coincide with the academic year.

If you are interested in serving as a member of the annually appointed Sabbatical Leave Committee, please look for communication from the Faculty Association and Professional Staff Leadership Team.