MIT offers a number of options—paid and unpaid—for taking time away from work to manage personal, medical, and family issues.
Vacation, Days Off, and Institute Holidays
Sick Time Tracking
- Learn about sick leave tracking for monthly paid, benefits-eligible academic (non-faculty), research, and administrative staff
Leaves of Absence & Sabbaticals
Medical & Disability Leaves
Unpaid leaves of absence
- Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act (MMLA)
- Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Paid leaves of absence
For help with MIT policies on vacation and other leaves, contact the Human Resources Officer assigned to your department.