Types of Leave
In accordance with State Law and University Policy, employees who are on leave of absence for the following reasons may qualify as a recipient of donated leave.
- Catastrophic injury or illness” means a life-threatening injury or illness of an employee or a member of an employee’s immediate family, or
- Chronic illnesses or injuries, such as cancer or major surgery, which results in intermittent absences from work and which are long-term in nature and require long recuperation periods.
Employees requesting donated leave must complete a medical certification form. The completed form must be forwarded to the Department of Human Resources for review. To learn more about donated leave visit the policy website at https://secure4.olemiss.edu/umpolicyopen/index.jsp and search for the Donated Leave policy (HRO.BE.600.320).