Cornell University may allow professors and academic staff to take leave from appointed responsibilities under certain circumstances, including arrangements that support a balance between family life and university responsibilities.
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.
Cornell University is aware that there are situations where a student may wish to or need to interrupt their course of study. The university is committed to reasonable evaluation and responsible handling of such cases. Cornell may grant a student a voluntary leave of absence for health reasons.