Leaves & Related Policies

Paid Medical Leave

If you are a benefits-eligible faculty member, you may take medical leave due to a serious health condition that renders you unable to perform your job. If you are absent for two weeks or less because of a health condition that renders you unable to perform your job, an application for medical leave is not required.

Beginning with the third consecutive week of absence, you must apply for medical leave. If the medical leave is approved, the effective date of the medical leave will be retroactive to the first day of absence from the university.

For further details:


Policies Related to Medical Leave for Tenure-Track Faculty


Policies Related to Medical Leave for Non-Tenure Track Faculty


Tufts University complies with all federal and state leave and sick time regulations.