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MIT is committed to supporting employees during times when they may need to be away from the work due to either a family or medical emergency. This support is reflected through the various leave of absence programs available.

Unpaid Leave of Absence

Paid Leave of Absence

See the Overview of Leaves page to learn about paid parental leave, sick and extended sick leave, and workers' compensation leave.

About This Site

This website is designed to help employees and managers understand how leave provided under the Family and Medical Leave Act is coordinated with other MIT leave policies.

Employees may also request a leave. Managers may access the Leave Submission Instructions for Managers to electronically approve or deny a leave request.