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Education support leave policy

To supplement work-life balance options for University System of Georgia employees-which includes those at UGA-each full-benefits eligible, non-temporary employee of the USG shall be eligible for up to eight hours of paid leave per calendar year for the purpose of promoting education in this state as authorized by O.C.G.A. § 45-20-32.

Only activities directly related to student achievement and academic support will qualify for education ­support leave.

Education support leave is not charged against any other leave. Education support leave does not accumulate or roll over and is not paid out upon change of employment status.