Please refer to Collective Agreement Article 9.7


Article 9.7.1   The College may grant, with the approval of the President or delegate, a leave of absence, either full time or part time, with or without pay, to a faculty member for any reason, up to twenty-four (24) consecutive months. Such leaves shall not be unreasonably denied. Where an application for general leave is denied, the applicant will be provided with a written explanation for the denial of the leave. 

Service Requirements:

Article 9.7.2   Full-time faculty members who have completed a total of twenty-four (24) consecutive months of full-time Personal Leave must have returned to full-time work for a total of twenty-four (24) consecutive months before receiving another Personal Leave.

Article 9.7.3   Faculty members who have completed a total of forty-eight (48) consecutive months of part-time Personal Leave must have returned to work at the pre-leave workload for a total of twenty-four (24) consecutive months before receiving another Personal Leave.

The following table lists your entitlements and benefits during the period of your leave:


Contract Type



½ Time or More Workload

Less than ½ Time Workload

No Workload






Does not accrue

Sick Leave


Delayed for 1 month for each month of absence or any portion thereof exceeding 10 days


Continues to accumlate

Continuation of Benefits* (please see the note below) If you wish to continue benefits, all benefits are mandatory to elect.

Extended Health

College paid

College Paid

Employee paid


College paid

Employee paid

Group Life Insurance, AD&D

College paid

Employee paid (Optional for a period of up to 12 months)

Short-Term Disability (STD)

College paid

Employee Paid (Optional until the last day of the leave following the month in which the Leave begins)

Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Employee paid

College Pension Plan

Pension contributions do not continue for the duration of this leave. Employees wishing to purchase service will be responsible for both the employer and employee contributions. Service may be purchased within 5 years of the end of the leave period or within 30 days of terminating employment, whichever is earlier.

Parking Pass

To cancel your parking pass, please log in to your Workday account and update your parking election. Please click here for instructions available on our Workday Training site. Your parking pass will be deactivated at the end of the month.

*Note: For Term faculty members, please consult with the Human Resources Department.

**Note: Continuation of benefit coverage and premiums are subject to the terms and conditions of the contract with the plan sponsor (i.e. Pacific Blue Cross, Sun Life) and are subject to change.