Cornell University provides time away from work to eligible employees for a variety of reasons. Time away from work must be approved and/ recorded in a manner that protects the interests of both the institution and its employees.
In light of the events of September 11, 2001, University Policy 6.9, Time Away From Work, Section on Military Leave, is being amended effective January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2020 by adding the following pay and benefits provisions for those staff members called to active military duty.
Cornell University provides paid vacation to eligible staff members for rest, relaxation, and renewal. Cornell expects employees and supervisors to coordinate approved vacation time with the business needs of the department, and to properly record vacation time taken.