Vacation Leave:

  • Executives:  Accrue vacation at the rate of two days per month (16 hours).
  • Exempt Staff:  Accrue vacation at the rate of 1.25 days per month (10 hours), with an increase of 2 hours per month for every three years worked.
  • Non-Exempt Staff:  Accrue vacation at the rate of 1 day per month (8 hours), with an increase of 2 hours per month for every three years worked.
  • Part-Time Staff: Do not accrue vacation leave. Work with supervisor to request time off.
  • Faculty:  Do not accrue vacation leave.
  • Accrual caps out at 16 hours per month.
*A maximum of 30 days (240 hours) may be carried forward from one vacation year to the next (January 1 to December 31). Approved vacation leave must be submitted through TIMS to Human Resources in a timely manner to provide employees with the correct leave balances on their pay stub. Click here to See the Policy

Sick Leave:

May be used for the illness or preventive care of the employee or immediate family members.

  • Full-Time Staff:  Accrue sick leave at the rate of 1 day (8 hours) for each full calendar month worked.
  • Faculty:  Accrue sick leave at the rate of 1 day (7 hours) for each full calendar month worked.
  • Part-Time Staff:  Do not accrue sick leave. Work with supervisor to request time off.
*All  unused days may be carried forward from one year to the next. An employee may not use his or her sick leave longer than five months without applying for Long-term Disability and Social Security Disability.

Personal Leave:

  • Full-Time Staff: All staff are allowed two days (16 hours) of personal leave per calendar year. They are prorated the first year you are hired.
  • Full-Time Faculty:  All full-time faculty are allowed 1.5 days of personal leave for each full academic semester worked.
  • Part-Time Staff and Faculty: Do not accrue personal leave. Work with supervisor to request time off.
*Note: Unused personal leave will not roll over to the next year.

PACE & Faculty Senate

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What is PACE?

UVU’s PACE (Professional Association of Campus Employees) is for all full-time and part-time staff (excluding student employees, faculty, and executives). Their mission is all about helping their members have a better working environment and atmosphere. PACE’s objectives are to Advocate, Unify, Communicate, and Involve. PACE helps its members by providing a unified voice to the administration in all areas that involve PACE members.

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What is Faculty Senate?

The Faculty Senate serves as the official voice of the faculty and an advisory body in University policy development, shared governance, and to promote the general welfare of faculty.

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Learning Opportunities

UVU invites you to always continue learning. Therefore, as an employee, the University provides many opportunities for you to develop personally and professionally. Along with frequent speakers and conferences held on campus, UVU offers both online and in-person options for furthering your education.

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Learning with LinkedIn Learning

Previously known as, LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technological, and creative skills through expert-led videos.

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Summer University

Summer University is a three-day event, held in May, for employees to increase personal and professional development and provide community service.

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Foundations Of Inclusion

The UVU Foundations of Inclusion is a workshop series designed to introduce faculty, staff, and administrators to topics related to diversity and inclusion

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The Utah Valley Senior Executive Leadership Forum (UVSELF) provides a career exploration and discovery experience for faculty and staff who have demonstrated exceptional promise in contributing to excellence at Utah Valley University.

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Giving Opportunities

Being a part of UVU's Employee Giving Program demonstrates your commitment to exceptional care, exceptional accountability, and exceptional results. Sign up for payroll deduction to donate to an area on campus or in the community that you are passionate about. Every gift is meaningful. For as little as a dollar per paycheck you can show your UVU spirit by joining the I AM UVU community. Together we can build a legacy of support. For more information visit

I am UVU Scholarship

I am UVU Scholarship

For more than 80 years, UVU has served as a beacon of hope, promise, and potential. YOUR support of students has a ripple effect, not just for today, but for a lifetime.

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Student Emergency Fund

Student Emergency Fund

In response to the pandemic, the University has worked overtime to meet the educational, financial, physical and emotional needs of our students.

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UVU Scholarship Fund

UVU Scholarship Fund

The Utah Valley University (UVU) General Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for students with the greatest need.

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UVU PACE Scholarship

UVU PACE Scholarship

The PACE Student Scholarship is a one-time award available to juniors (60 credits) in a bachelor degree-seeking program with a 3.0 GPA. The students must be Utah residents.

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