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Personal and Professional Development / Release Time

Date: March, 2017


Employees with status, provisional, learner, apprentice, or trainee appointments may use up to one day each year with pay to attend on-campus programs designed for personal and professional development. Attendance at such programs may comprise portions of days until 7.5 hours or 8 hours, depending on the employee's normal work day, have been used. Departments are to maintain records on employee participation on a July 1 through June 30 basis.

All release time to be approved under this policy must be at the discretion of the supervisor and shall take into account the operational needs of the department.