Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of August 5, 2020,
for an entirely remote fall 2020 semester.
The college supports faculty sabbatical leaves and leaves of absence without pay, as well as parental and medical leaves.
Sabbatical Leaves & Leaves of Absence Without Pay
Requests for 2022-23 sabbaticals and leaves without pay are due October 15, 2020.
Smith College provides eligible employees with parental leave in accordance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA).
Parental Leave Forms (Human Resources website)
Smith College provides eligible employees with medical leave in accordance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA).
College employees may remain on medical leave for up to six months. Employees may file an application for long-term disability insurance benefits to provide coverage following a medical leave.
Faculty members continue to receive salary and benefits during medical leave. Semesters spent on medical leave will not count as teaching time for the accrual of sabbatical credit.
Employee Application for Medical Leave (Human Resources website)