TO:         Department Heads, Directors, Managers and Supervisors

FR:          Cynthia Señeriz, Director, Human Resources

RE:          New Updates for COVID-19 Related Leaves for Staff Employees

The Office of the President has clarified previously issued guidance pertaining to COVID-19 related leaves.  Most importantly, the revised guidance was changed to allow non-exempt staff employees to utilize the Paid Administrative Leave (PAL) in less than full day increments.  The updated guidance is posted at:

Additional resources and contact information concerning COVID-19 Related Leaves for staff employees:

Questions concerning academic appointee usage of PAL, ESPL, and EFML should be submitted or the appropriate analyst in the Academic Personnel office