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Vacation Accrual Rates

Faculty and Administrative staff employees will be eligible for vacation leave benefits in accordance with the following:

Vacation accrual rates vary for employees based on classification.


Represented Professional Staff employees

Represented employees should refer to their most recent collective bargaining agreement for more information if necessary.

Professional staff employees on 100% appointment, except lecturers, who were employed by the University on or before June 30, 1999 earn 2.0834 vacation leave days per month prorated to their percentage of appointment (exclusive of overtime).

Professional staff employees for less than six months during any fiscal year are not eligible to earn vacation leave.

Professional Staff employees hired after July 1, 1999, will earn vacation with the accrual rate changing on the anniversary of the employee's hire:


Professional Staff - Head Start

Represented employees should refer to their most recent collective bargaining agreement for more information if necessary.

Employees in the position of Teachers, Teacher aides, or Home visitors in the SIUE Head Start Program will earn ten vacation days per year of which seven are designated by the University as "scheduled vacation days" and the remaining three to be designated by the employee.

The only exception to this shall be Teachers, Teacher Aides, or Home Visitors who work a Fiscal Appointment of 12 months will earn 17 vacation days per year. Seven of these days are designated by the university as "scheduled vacation days" and the remaining ten will be designated by the employee.

Employees in the position of Head Start Teacher, Teacher aides, Home visitors, and Family consultants who are full-time 12 month contractual employees and who were hired before July 1, 1999, will receive 25 days of vacation. Employees in these same positions hired on or after July 1, 1999 accrue vacation based on years of service as displayed in the schedule above, beginning with .8334 days earned per month in their first year. All Head Start Teachers, Teacher Aides, Home Visitors and Family Consultants shall have seven (7) of these vacation days designated by the university as "scheduled vacation days."

Years of service will be considered the total years of employment at the University in a position eligible to earn vacation.

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