Education Leave

To supplement work-life balance options for University System of Georgia employees, each full-time, non-temporary employee of the USG shall be eligible for up to eight (8) hours of paid leave per calendar year for the purpose of promoting education in this state as authorized by O.C.G.A. § 45-20-32. Only activities directly related to student achievement and academic support will qualify for education support leave. Education support leave is not charged against any other leave. Education support leave does not accumulate or rollover and is not paid-out upon change of employment status

Activities that promote education in Georgia may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Attend Parent/Teacher conferences

    • Participate in classroom activities, such as reading to a class or presenting on career day

    • Tutor students without receiving compensation

    • Proctor examinations

    • Attend award and recognition ceremonies or graduation exercises

    • Participate in field day activities or field trips

    • Attend open house functions


Augusta University Off Campus Leave Policy

Board of Regents Education Support Leave Policy