219.0 VII-7.20-POLICY ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE FOR
AND CLASSIFIED PERSONNEL
(Approved by the Board of Regents, February 28, 1992)
I. Purpose and Applicability. To establish a leave
category called Administrative Leave for all regular
administrative and classified employees which permits
an employee, under certain circumstances, to be absent
from duty without loss of any pay or without charge to
the employee's accrued leave.
II. Emergency Conditions. Administrative Leave may be
granted when emergency conditions exist. (See the
policy on Emergency Conditions).
III. For Attendance at Employee Organization Events
A. Any employee organization which is permitted to
collect dues by payroll deduction may request that
its member employees be released from their normal
duties for the purpose of participating in
approved organization activities.
B. The total amount of Administrative Leave granted
to employees of any employee organization at any
institution during a fiscal year may not exceed
one day for every 20 employees of that
organization who have dues collected by payroll
deduction as of July 1 of that fiscal year.
C. All requests for Administrative Leave shall be
submitted to the institution Director of Human
Resources/Personnel 30 calendar days in advance of
the event and shall include:
1. A general description of the event and its
2. The date and location of the event;
3. The names of employee members for whom
Administrative Leave is being requested.
D. After verifying the validity of the request and
the accuracy of the time being requested, the
institution Director of Human Resources/Personnel
may approve administrative leave if the employee's
services can be spared without impairing the
services of the department(s) involved.
E. If the employee organization needs to substitute
employee members for those previously granted
administrative leave, or substitute new dates,
such requests will be submitted to the institution
Director of Human Resources/Personnel for
approval. Such substitutions may be approved if
the substitution will not impair the services of
IV. Administrative Leave for Other Purposes. The
institution Chief Executive Officer (CEO) may approve a
request for administrative leave or may require an
employee to take administrative leave for any purpose
considered to be in the best interests of the
Each Chief Executive Officer shall develop procedures as
necessary and submit a copy to the Chancellor.
UM Personnel Policies and Rules for Classified Employees -
Section VI - Leave with Pay, page VI-21.
Laws Relating to and Governing Policies and Procedures of
the Board of Trustees of the State Universities and
Colleges of Maryland, Section VI. Administrative Officers,
BOR III-12.00, Policy on Academic Administrators/Associate
Staff Time Keeping Record, page 4.