GSRA Vacation Policy

GSRAs are entitled to two weeks (10 business days) of vacation per calendar year

  • This is separate from other leaves (i.e. University holidays, sick leave, FMLA leave, etc.)
  • Note that academic breaks like Spring Break are not University holidays and would count as vacation
  • Advisors have discretion to adjust upward and/or to allow vacation accrual

Vacation dates must be approved by research advisor

  • Student is expected to:
    • Request dates in writing as soon as possible, at least 14 days ahead of time
    • Recognize the needs of the lab group may restrict available dates
  • Advisor is expected to:
    • Make best efforts to grant requests
    • Provide written feedback promptly