COVID-19 leaves available through 2021
To protect the Indiana University community and help employees successfully navigate the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, IU continues to offer employees COVID-19-related leaves for specific reasons, including required self-isolation, vaccine side effects (excluding boosters) and child care needs due to COVID-19.
Leave for COVID-19-related illness
The Keep IU Healthy Leave has been extended through Dec. 31, 2021. This paid leave gives all employees time off for any scheduled work missed for a qualifying COVID-19-related reason, such as:
- Exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms and seeking a medical diagnosis.
- Required to self-isolation due to a positive COVID-19 diagnosis.
- An adverse reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine (excluding boosters).
Leave for COVID-19-related child care disruptions
The IU COVID-19 School and Child Care Leave is also available through Dec. 31, 2021. This unpaid leave gives staff and temporary employees up to 10 days of leave to care for a child whose school or place of care is closed or temporarily online only. Academic employees should consult their academic chair or academic affairs for guidance.
If you have additional questions about the COVID-19-related leaves, speak with your HR representative or contact askHR@iu.edu.