Sick Leave

The University of Calgary is committed to supporting employees during periods of illness or injury and ensuring safe return to work.

Sick Leave Processes by Employee Group

Employees must provide sufficient objective medical documentation to support their absence, to qualify for benefits, and to assist in the development of a return to work plan appropriate to the employee's abilities and limitations.

Faculty Sick Leave Process

Postdoctoral Sick Leave Process

If appointed as a postdoctoral associate or postdoctoral fellow, ensure you notify the Postdoctoral Office of any illness or injury requiring absence from work for longer than five days at

To connect with the Ability Advisor for your faculty or department to discuss any additional inquiries, contact Staff Wellness