After an eligible employee has been on medical leave for fourteen (14) consecutive days, they may qualify for short-term disability. Employee must first exhaust all accrued sick and vacation time before beginning short-term disability.
Staff members (SG 17 and below) are eligible for short-term disability after 90 days of service. After the employee has been on unpaid leave for 14 days, short-term disability pays 50 percent of salary, up to a maximum of $400 per week. The benefit covers up to 26 weeks of disability.
Faculty, senior staff (SG 18 and above), and executive staff (ungraded positions) are not eligible for short-term disability.