Professional Development Leaves provide an opportunity for individuals to refresh, develop and grow in different ways. They are a mechanism through which refreshed work experience can occur, increased academic credentials can be pursued, or professional qualifications can be acquired/improved.
In completing your application please ensure that you provide the required details of your Professional Development Leave request, including specific activities, timing, as well as learning outcomes and anticipated benefits of the leave. For information on how vacation, salary and benefits are handled during a Professional Development Leave, please access the respective employee group information that is found on this page.
Process Overview and Important Dates
Overview of the Professional Development Leave Process – For Applicants
Professional Development Leave Important Dates – 2023-2024 Application Cycle
Professional Development Leave Application Package
Professional Development Leave Report
OP 3-346C-1 Professional Development – Faculty
OP 3-346C-2 Professional Development – Support Staff
OP 3-346C-3 Professional Development – Administrators
Please complete the HR Request Form if you need more information or assistance.