Time Off and Leave
Employees are granted leave with pay to satisfy jury duty obligations within their civic jurisdiction. Specific information on the following topics can be found below:
Length of Leave
Civil Service employees in a trainee, apprentice, provisional, or status appointment and all academic staff members are eligible for jury duty leave.
Civil Service employees shall request jury duty leave from their appropriate
supervisor. Employees are expected to report to work whenever their services
are not required by the court during their normally scheduled workday and call
their supervisors for report-to-work instructions unless earlier arrangements
For academic employees, arrangements for jury duty leave are made between the
department head and the employee.
Length of Leave
There are no restrictions on the length of leave granted for jury duty.
While on leave for jury duty, employees continue to receive the same State and University benefits as when actively working. All State-paid contributions continue.
Civil Service employees are granted jury duty leave with pay at the employee's regular rate for non-overtime scheduled hours for the duration of jury duty.
Academic employees are granted jury duty leave with pay for the duration of the jury duty.
All employees may retain funds paid to them in compensation for such duty.
Select from the appropriate campus and/or employee group for specific policy information.
Policy and Rules for Civil Service Staff
Rule 11.03 - Jury Duty
Urbana: Policy Regarding Jury Duty and Military Leave for Academic Staff Members
Chicago: Jury Duty
Springfield: Contact the campus Human Resources office.