Leave of Absence

A Leave of Absence is APPROVED time off from work for reasons which can include, but are not limited to: medical leaves, maternity leaves and family leave.

The information below is to provide you with the steps involved to access the leave benefits you are entitled to for an approved absence, as well as to ensure an efficient process based on your employee role.

Employees under UTime:

(For all benefits eligible staff, and non-union faculty)

  1. Complete and follow the instructions on Request Leave of Absence - UTime Form

  2. Contact MetLife to initiate your medical leave request.

  3. Stay in touch with MetLife and HR Benefits!

NOTE:  If your request for leave is Military related, please contact UNH HR Benefits directly.

View this page for detailed information and steps

Employees under a CBA:

(CBA = Collective Bargaining Agreement for UNH AAUP, UNH Lecturers United AAUP, UNH Law Faculty - NEA & UNH Police - Teamsters)

  1. Complete and follow the instructions on the Request Leave of Absence - CBA Form

  2. Be sure all appropriate additional information ( Certification Forms A, B, C and/or D) is received within the required time frame.

  3. Stay in touch!

View this page for detailed information and steps