All full-time employees and certain part-time employees are provided a vacation allowance.

Note to union employees: Please consult your collective bargaining agreement for full details on paid time off.


All full-time officers (excluding Officers of Instruction on less than a 12-month academic calendar) are entitled to an annual paid vacation allowance of 23 working days. After completing 20 years of service they are entitled to 28 days. You must use your total allowance by June 30 of the year following accrual. No more than 23 days (28 after 20 years) may be carried over each July 1.

Faculty member vacations are governed by the academic calendar.

Non-Union Support Staff

Months/Years of ServiceNon-Union Support Staff Vacation Days - MorningsideNon-Union Support Staff Vacation Days - CUMC
2 months20 days22 days
12 months20 days22 days
3 years20 days22 days
4 years20 days22 days
5 years20 days22 days
15 years22 days22 days
20+ years25 days25 days

Union Support Staff

Months/Years of Service2110 Vacation DaysSSA Vacation Days1199 Vacation DaysTWU Vacation DaysUnite Here Local 100
2 months20 days10 days20 days5 days-
6 months----1 week
12 months20 days10 days20 days10 days2 weeks
3 years20 days15 days20 days15 days-
4 years20 days15 days20 days20 days-
5 years20 days20 days20 days20 days3 weeks
10 years----4 weeks
15 years22 days22 days22 days25 days22 days
20+ years25 days22 days25 days25 days5 weeks

*Employees hired on or after October 1, 1987.  For employees hired prior to October 1, 1987, please refer to the collective bargaining agreement.