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Pay, Time off and Leave

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic Purdue has made adjustments to employee leaves, which are reflected in the table below. Visit the Human Resources "Working through COVID-19" and the university's "Protect Purdue" websites for additional information on COVID-19's impact on Purdue University.

To review definitions and frequently asked questions related to pay and leave, please review Important information for employees within the University Leave Time and Health Plans FAQs listed on the Things you need to know about COVID-19 website.

Please review the "How to stay in pay status" table for more information. Also available in Spanish.

Additional QRGs available to assist with how to stay in pay status:

This QRG outlines the steps to request the Emergency Leave or Emergency FMLA in SuccessFactors. According to the COVID-19 Purdue Website – FAQS related leave.


  Emergency FMLA Emergency Leave
Eligible employees Employees with more than 30 days service who cannot work or telework All full and part-time employees who cannot work or telework
Qualifying need based on public health emergency
  • Need to care for a child if the child’s school or place of childcare has been closed or the childcare provider is unavailable, due to a public health emergency.
  • Self-isolation due to coronavirus
  • Awaiting a medical diagnosis while experiencing symptoms of coronavirus
  • Self-quarantine due to order of a public official or recommendation of medical provider due to:
    • Coronavirus exposure or symptoms
  • Care for family member with coronavirus exposure or symptoms
    • To care for child due to school or childcare closure on account of coronavirus
Amount of paid leave Up to 60 days paid leave (includes the 10 days of Emergency Leave for child care and school closure). Up to 10 days paid leave

For those who need to file new requests, please access the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms via the Human Resources “ Forms ” web page, “Benefits” tab. The “ Request and Notice ” and “ Medical Certification ” forms are required to be completed and returned before FMLA leaves can be approved. 

For those who need to file new requests, but do not have access to the Internet, please submit requests through or contact customer service (at 765-494-2222 or toll free at 877-725-0222) for further assistance. Paperwork will be mailed out in the timeliest manner possible.

Employees can update needed information, such as bank information for direct deposit, through their Employee Profile in SuccessFactors. Training resources and further information is available on the Employee Self-Service web page .

Check Pick-up

For those receiving a payroll-related paper check, checks can be picked up at the following locations:

  • West Lafayette campus – Office of the Bursar, Hovde Hall, 610 Purdue Mall,
  • Purdue Fort Wayne – Human Resources, Kettler Hall, Room G02
  • Purdue Northwest – Human Resources
  • Hammond campus – Schneider Avenue Building (SAB), Room 1005, 2450 169th
  • Westville campus – Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex, Room 114, 1401 S. U.S. Highway 421