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Absence Reports

Full-time and Half-time Benefits-Eligible Employees

Full-time and half-time benefits-eligible employees should complete and submit an Absence Report for any paid or non-paid absence, including sick leave, vacation, bereavement, leave without pay, etc. This does not apply to student workers or temporary employees.

The form should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at in the same week in which the absence occurred. If an employee is absent on a Friday, the Absence Report should be submitted within the following week.

The date of the absence, the type of leave, and the total hours missed due to absence should be notated. Relevant documents should be attached.


Faculty should complete an Absence Report in case of sick leave or bereavement leave. The form must be completed even if classes are not missed. See HOP 8.3.2 – Sick Leave for detailed information.

For more information about absence reports, see the Resources section or contact the Office of Human Resources at 956-882-8205.

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