Paid Time Off

CSUF Provides Paid Time Off

California State University, Fullerton provides employees with a bank of hours to use as the need or desire arises.



Employees earn vacation time depending on their position, length of service, classification and bargaining agreement.

For more information, contact your Payroll or Benefits Office.

Monthly Vacation Accrual

Employee Classification Length of Service Hours Per Month
Executive, MPP, Confidential, TA's (Unit 11) n/a 16
All Other Represented Employees 1 month - 3 years 6 2/3
  37 months - 6 years 10
  73 months - 10 years 11 1/3
  121 months - 15 years 12 2/3
  181 months - 20 years 14
  241 months - 25 years 15 1/3
  301 months+ 16
Part-time employees Pro rata basis  


Maximum Accrual

Employee Classification Less than 10 yrs. More than 10 yrs.
MPP 384 440
Confidential 384 440
Unit 3 (CFA), Unit 4 (APC), 2, 5, 7 and 9 (CSUEU) 320 440
Units 6 (SETC), 1 (Physicians), 8 (Public Safety), 10 (Operating Engineers), E99 (Excluded) 272 384
Unit 11 (Teaching Associates only) 80 80
Executive 480 480


  • Vacation is accrued following completion of a qualifying month-of-service. A qualifying month-of-service consists of 11 days or more of pay in a pay period for full-time and part-time employees. For intermittent employees, a qualifying month-of-service consists of 160 hours.
  • Vacation credits may not be used prior to their accrual, which occurs on the first day of the following pay period.
  • Vacation credits may not be used prior to their accrual, which occurs on the first day of the following pay period.
  • Upon separation, employees are entitled to a lump sum payment of unused vacation time.

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Bereavement/Funeral Leave

Employees are eligible for up to five days of bereavement leave with pay for each death of an immediate family member or of a significantly close relative.Please refer to your Collective Bargaining AgreementOpens in new window for the definitions of immediate family member and significantly close relative.

  • Employees may request to extend their bereavement leave by using accrued sick leave(subject to supervisory approval and the provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements).

Additional Information:

For more information about this benefit please visit the CSYou Bereavement LeaveOpens in new window benefits website.

Jury Duty

An employee who is summoned for jury duty service is eligible for paid jury duty leave for the days that he/she actually reports to jury duty. On-call jurors who are not required to report for jury duty service are not eligible for paid jury duty leave.

Depending on the employee's category, an hourly employee or an employee that works less than full time, is eligible for time off with pay for jury duty for only those hours he/she was scheduled to work.

To initiate Jury leave, indicate the time served on the attendance form #634 in section 7F. Attach the Jury notice and monies received to form #634 and forward to your attendance reporting clerk.

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