FACULTY SABBATICAL LEAVE PROCEDURES


All Type B Faculty whether full-time or part-time at UFV are eligible for a sabbatical leave after seven (7) years of continuous service.


APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Completed sabbatical leave applications must be submitted to Human Resources by October 31

DURATION

  • Duration of leave is one academic year (12 months)
  • September 1st or January 1st start date
  • Split sabbatical periods are not eligible
  • One semester sabbaticals are not eligible 

SALARY

  • Twelve month sabbaticals paid at 90% salary for 12 months
  • Faculty may choose to top-up their salary during the 12 month period by using their banked sections

OTHER

  • Faculty are not eligible to teach overload sections during the sabbatical leave period
  • Sabbatical leave periods cannot overlap with other releases (i.e. Research Option/Scholarly Activity)

FACULTY SABBATICAL LEAVE DEFERRALS 


DEPARTMENT HEAD DEFERRALS — Eligibility

Department Heads who are or become eligible for sabbatical during the term of office as department head may have their eligibility for a subsequent sabbatical reduced by a maximum of three years under the following conditions:
  • A deferral request form must be submitted to and approved by the Dean and must include the date on which the sabbatical will be taken.
  • Deferred sabbatical must be taken within two academic years of stepping down as head.
  • Department Heads who do not take the deferred sabbatical within the two year period will lose eligibility for the reduction in the qualifying period for a next sabbatical.  
  • The sabbatical must be applied for and approved through the regular application process at the time it will be taken.

REGULAR FACULTY DEFERRALS — Eligibility

Should multiple faculty members within a department become eligible for a sabbatical within the same year, the departmental plan shall be reviewed with the Dean to determine the appropriate sabbatical allocation.

Faculty members who are unable to take their sabbatical at the point that they qualify may have their eligibility for a subsequent sabbatical reduced by a maximum of one academic year under the following conditions:

  • A deferral request form must be submitted to and approved by the Department Head and Dean. Except in the case of department heads, a deferral request must be submitted with a sabbatical application, and will be registered on approval of the sabbatical plan.
  • Sabbatical must be taken within one academic year from original deferral.
  • Faculty members who do not take the deferred sabbatical within the one year period will lose eligibility for the reduction in the qualifying period for a next sabbatical. 
  • The sabbatical must be applied for and approved through the regular application process before a deferral may be granted.

APPLICATION FORMS


FACULTY SABBATICAL LEAVE APPLICATION


‌‌FACULTY SABBATICAL LEAVE DEFERRAL APPROVAL FORM


FACULTY SABBATICAL FINAL REPORT (PDF)


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