Time Off & Time Away

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

Paid leaves of absence


For help with MIT policies on vacation and other leaves, contact the Human Resources Officer assigned to your department.