Please refer to Collective Agreement Article 9.14


Article 9.14.1   In order to provide faculty members with an opportunity for renewal, the College may, with the approval of the President or delegate, grant unpaid Renewal Leaves of between six (6) and twelve (12) consecutive months, provided the following conditions are met:

(a)   the faculty member is a regular faculty member at commencement of leave granted hereunder;

(b)   i)  the faculty member is on the maximum step of the salary range, or

        ii) the faculty member has at least ten (10) calendar years of service as a regular faculty member with ongoing work at half (1/2) time or more

(c)   an appropriately qualified and experienced replacement is available to assume the faculty member's responsibilities;

(d)   the ultimate replacement faculty member is at a step of the salary range which results in no additional cost to the College; and

(e)   the faculty member has not taken twelve (12) months of Renewal Leave for Excellence within the previous three (3) years.

Service Requirements:

Article   A faculty member on a Renewal Leave for Excellence of six (6) months shall return to the service of the College for six (6) months, and in cases of a twelve (12) month leave shall return for one (1) year. Faculty shall return to duty at a workload level at least equal to their contractual workload immediately prior to commencing leave. In the event that a faculty member fails to do so, they shall refund the amount paid by the College to the faculty member while on leave on a pro-rata basis. 


Article   A faculty member who works elsewhere while on leave and has any of the insurance benefits provided at a rate of contributions equal to or superior to the College's is required to notify the College and take the benefits available elsewhere.

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





A stipend of $1,200 per month for full-time faculty members and pro rata for part-time faculty members


Does not accrue

Sick Leave

Does not accrue


Continues to accumulate

Continuation of Benefits* 

Extended Health

College paid


College paid for first 3 months only; Employee paid after the first 3 months 

Group Life Insurance, AD&D

College paid

Short-Term Disability (STD)

Employee paid (Optional for up to 12 months)

Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Employee paid (Optional for up to 12 months)

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: 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.