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Bereavement Leave

Bereavement Leave

1.  Each faculty member may be granted a maximum of three (3) days, or five (5) days if out-of-state travel is required, with pay for bereavement, funeral arrangement, and/or funeral attendance in the event of the death of a member of the immediate family.  Members of the immediate family include mother, mother-in-law, father, father-in-law, spouse, son, daughter, brother, sister, grandparents of the employee or spouse, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law of the employee, or any relative to whom, by reason of personal association, the employee is very close.

2.  Time off without pay may be granted for attendance at the funeral of a distant relative or close friend.

1. Fill out Faculty Absence Report

When an employee is ill or has a medical appointment, sick leave can be used. Fill out the absence report with the code "B" for Bereavement Leave.

2. Turn in Absence Report to Supervisor

Turn in completed absence report to your supervisor for signature.

3. Turn in to Campus Human Resources Office
4. Absence Report to District Payroll

Absence reports are forwarded to the district payroll office for auditing and posting.