Each department may have its own guidelines or standards regarding attendance. Contact your supervisor or Personnel Representative for further information.
- Absences and Tardiness from Work
- Leaving the Work Site
- Unscheduled Absences
- Unauthorized Absences
- Work Schedule
If you are going to be late, absent, or require modifications to your workday, notify your supervisor before the start of the workday or as soon as possible. You also are expected to adhere to your departmental policies and guidelines.
Failure to comply with University and/or department guidelines may result in disciplinary action.
Excessive absences and/or tardiness may result in disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.
SPA employees who fail to report absences for three (3) consecutive days may be separated from employment as a voluntary resignation.
Leaving the Work Site
Employees shall notify the supervisor or appropriate level of management prior to leaving their designated work area(s). Leaving the work site during work hours without prior approval of your supervisor may lead to disciplinary action.
Employees shall notify the supervisor or appropriate level of management prior to being absent from work. However, from time to time, it may be impossible to schedule absences. In these instances, the employee must notify the supervisor as soon as possible and follow departmental attendance policies.
All absences must be approved by the supervisor. Failure to follow departmental and/or university guidelines when calling off, modifying the work schedule or being tardy could be considered unauthorized absences and could lead to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.
Classification and Compensation has information on work schedules. Please contact your supervisor if you have questions.