Vacation & Leaves

Setting off on a holiday? Need to take time off from work because you’re ill? Are you about to have a baby and planning a maternity or parental leave?

UBC offers many different types of paid and unpaid leaves – from time off for professional development to a leave to look after a critically or terminally ill family member. The links below provide information about the leaves available to you and how you can request the time off.

Depending on your UBC employee group and the type of leave, your UBC benefits might be affected. On some leaves, you continue to receive your UBC benefits, while for other leaves, you will need to pay both your cost and UBC’s cost to maintain your benefits. See Benefits Coverage while on a Leave for more information.

Types of leaves

You may be eligible for the leaves listed below. Click on the leave type you are interested in to learn more: