Dec. 31 deadline for University Staff to request leave conversion

Eligible University Staff employees have an annual opportunity to bank set amounts of unused vacation or vacation carryover hours and/or elect to receive a cash payout. All banking or payout requests must be submitted no later than Dec. 31, 2023. Employees cannot bank or receive a cash payout for personal and legal holidays. Employees can review their leave balances and submit their vacation leave banking request in MyUW at

To check leave balances, go to MyUW > Time and Absence > Timesheet > Absence Balances. Conversion Eligibility will be displayed between the Posted leave balances and the Projected leave balances. Instructions on how eligible employees may enter requests to bank unused vacation time or receive a cash payout are available online. Employees who need assistance should speak with their supervisor or local human resources contact.

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