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Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)

Please review the Family and Medical Leave Standard and Operating Procedures.

To be eligible for FMLA leave, an employee must have:

  • Been employed by the University for at least 12 months (consecutive or non-consecutive) and have worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12-month period preceding the date FMLA leave commences.

An employee meeting the above requirement is eligible for a maximum of 12 weeks of unpaid leave for the following reasons:
  • The employee's own serious health condition
  • Birth of a child
  • Adoption of a child or placement of a child for foster care
  • Bonding with the child during the first 12 months following birth or placement
  • Serious health condition of a parent, spouse, or child

Time off processes, including FMLA, are outlined on the Pay@Purdue webpage.

The following forms are often used with FMLA. Please contact for further information.