Sick Time

The University provides employees with paid time off, including New York City (NYC) Earned Safe and Sick Time, for occasional absences needed for illness, injury or medical appointments.

Sick Time Policy

The University provides paid time off for occasional workplace absence needed for personal illness, injury or medical appointments. Read Full Policy

New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act

Columbia University complies with the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act by providing eligible academic and administrative personnel the ability to accrue up to a maximum of 40 hours per fiscal year in paid safe/sick time. Read Full Policy

Frequently Asked Questions

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