Types of Leave

Donated Leave

In accordance with State Law and University Policy, employees who are on leave of absence for the following reasons may qualify as a recipient of donated leave.

  • Catastrophic injury or illness” means a life-threatening injury or illness of an employee or a member of an employee’s immediate family, or
  • Chronic illnesses or injuries, such as cancer or major surgery, which results in intermittent absences from work and which are long-term in nature and require long recuperation periods.

Employees requesting donated leave must complete a medical certification form.  The completed form must be forwarded to the Department of Human Resources for review.  To learn more about donated leave visit the policy website at https://secure4.olemiss.edu/umpolicyopen/index.jsp and search for the Donated Leave policy (HRO.BE.600.320).

Form 21 - Medical Certification Form

Form 14 - Donor Leave Request