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Sabbatical Leave

Please read the Application Guidelines below carefully for details on eligibility and projects appropriate for sabbatical leave. For details regarding leaves at full and reduced pay, depending on accrued quarters of full-time service, view the Sabbatical Leave Options document.


Sabbatical Applications Are Now Open

Workflow for Sabbatical Applications

Note: This workflow does not apply to JST or School of Law applications

  1. On or before October 3, application submitted through Qualtrics link
  2. Chair is automatically notified of and can immediately view application
  3. Chair responds to automated message by October 20
  4. Dean's Office receives applications for review
  5. The Provost's Office and Sabbatical Committee review applications
  6. Applicants are notified of status on or before December 14
Deadline for submissions: October 3, 2023


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Guidelines for Sabbatical Changes Sabbatical Change Request Form (Qualtrics) Sabbatical Final Report Guidelines


Key Contacts

Questions regarding your accrued sabbatical credits- Laurene Skinner (

Questions regarding the application process or the change process- Sam Herman ( or Eric Tillman (

Questions regarding submitting a Sabbatical Final Report through Fac180- Pandora del Carmen (


2023-24 Sabbatical Review Committee

Brian Buckley (Philosophy, CAS)

Ye Cai (Finance, LSB)

Michael Carrasco (Chemistry & Biochemistry, CAS)

Maryam Khanbaghi (Electrical & Computer Engineering, SoE)

Birgit Koopmann-Holm (Psychology, CAS)

Mahmud Rahman (Electrical & Computer Engineering, SoE)