Memorial University has a variety of leave options for employees to assist with work-life balance, illness, injury, various life changes and to support the overall employment experience. For specific details on each leave option, please consult the Leave Administration policy or the relevant collective agreement

For FAQs on the policy, please click here. To access a policy overview presentation, please click here.

Annual Leave Accrual Rates

Please click on the applicable link below to determine your bi-weekly annual leave accrual rate.

Bi-weekly annual leave accrual rates for CUPE, Non-Bargaining, Management and Professional, and Senior Administrative Management employees

Bi-weekly annual leave accrual rates for NAPE, CEP and Facilities Management employees

Prior Service

When an employee is appointed to a position at Memorial, they may apply to have previous service with the university, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and other provincial legislated bodies recognized for determining annual leave entitlement. Please click on the links below to see complete lists of recognized departments/agencies.

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador departments and agencies

Additional recognized agencies, boards and commissions

Understanding Leave Balances

For questions and answers to aid in accessing and understanding your leave balance, please click here.


Human Resources

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000