Some Employees Must Use Holiday or Vacation Carryover Hours by June 30

For many Faculty, Academic Staff, and Limited Term employees, some holiday and vacation hours expire on July 1. Two floating holidays occurred during the 2017–18 fiscal year, because both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve fell on legal holidays in 2017. All floating holiday time must be used before June 30. If you have any vacation carryover hours, you will need to use those by the end of the fiscal year as well, or you will lose those hours. If you are ALRA eligible, you will be able to bank those hours up to your allotment. To check your leave balances, log in to MyUW ( and launch the Time and Absence module. Leave balances also appear on your earnings statement, available in the Payroll Information module at MyUW.

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