Medical Absences, Other Absences and Family Care Time

Bowdoin College provides several types of leave for benefits-eligible employees including vacation, personal absence time (sick time), short and long-term disability, family and medical leave, as well as unpaid leave.

For eligibility requirements please refer to the Absence Management Summary Chart. These policies provide information about the types of leave available as well as the College's requirements for scheduling and documentation for use of these absences.

The Handbook has additional information about these other types of leaves:

  • Work-related illnesses and injuries
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Victims of Violence Leave
  • Sabbatical Leaves
  • Professional/Educational Leaves
  • Military Leaves