Time Off & Time Away

MIT offers a number of options—paid and unpaid—for taking time away from work to manage personal, medical, and family issues.

Vacation, Days Off, and Institute Holidays

Sick Leave

  • Sick leave tracking for monthly paid, benefits-eligible academic (non-faculty), research, and administrative staff

Leaves of Absence & Sabbaticals

Medical & Disability Leaves

Unpaid leaves of absence

Paid leaves of absence

Job Flexibility


For help with MIT policies on vacation and other leaves, contact the Human Resources Officer assigned to your department.