A sabbatical leave provides an extended time for faculty (both teaching and non-teaching) to engage in a program of research or other appropriate scholarly activity, an opportunity to upgrade professional skills, acquire new competencies or credentials, or engage in approved teaching and learning activities, including course or curriculum development where the focus of such work is the scholarly/professional development of the individual faculty member.
Employees being granted leave must continue to work at the university for twice the leave period or will be subject to repayment of the sabbatical leave money.
All Type B Faculty, whether full-time or part-time, are eligible for a sabbatical leave after seven years of continuous service. The application submission deadline is November 30.
Under the Collective Agreement, approvable sabbatical leaves must fit into one of the following six streams:
Visit the Human Resources website for more information.
This PowerPoint presentation is an introduction on how to write the purpose, goals, design, schedule, etc. of your project and what to avoid when filling out your sabbatical application.
View this handbook for more information on sabbatical eligibility, conditions, types of leave, duration, etc.
Use this form to request sabbatical leave. Please refer to preparing your sabbatical application for more information on how to apply.
Use this form to defer your sabbatical leave.
Please note that final reports are due two months after the end date of your sabbatical leave.
Use this form if the nature of an approved sabbatical activity or any of the approved outputs change during the course of the project.