Days Off/Leave


Annual Leave

12 month employees only. Maximum accumulation 288 hours (36 days).

Service Years
5 or Less  Years
5 to 10 Years
10 to 20 Years
20 or More Years
Monthly Years
8 Hours
10 Hours
12 Hours
16 Hours
Bi-Weekly Years
 3.690 Hours
 4.620 Hours
 5.536 Hours
 7.384 Hours

Personal Leave

Nine (9) month and Ten (10) month faculty only. Employees earn one day and a half per semester for a total of three days per academic year. Personal leave days are non-accumulative. Personal leave days are not earned during the summer.

Sick Leave

Monthly employees accumulate eight (8) hours per month. Bi-Weekly employees accumulate 3.69 hours per pay period. Unused leave may be transferred to the Teachers’ Retirement System for service credit upon retirement.

Official University Holidays

Listed below are the official holidays observed by Alabama State University.

  • Thanksgiving Day and Day After
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (additional leave is granted at the discretion of ASU president and is announced in advance)
  • New Year's Day
  • Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day