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Employee Benefits

Leave Policies and Leave Without Pay

Employees are eligible for several types of paid leave, including sick leave, vacation, holidays, and bereavement leave.  Details are available in the Employee Handbook.

Questions regarding leave policies, including leave without pay, may be directed to Kira Poulson, Benefits and Compliance Specialist at (307) 766-4220 or

Sick Leave

Full-time benefited employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 12 days per year of service.  Sick leave is earned on a monthly basis and may not be used until it has been earned.


Full-time 12 month exempt benefited employees earn vacation at the rate of 22 working days annually. Full-time 12 month non-exempt benefited employees earn vacation credit as follows: 0-2 years - 10 working days; 3-6 years - 16 working days; 7 or more years - 22 working days. Vacation time is earned on a monthly basis and may not be used until it has been earned. The vacation accrual balance cannot exceed 352 hours.

Additional information in the following areas can be found on the following links, or in the Employee Handbook.

Contact Us

Human Resources

Campus: Hill Hall, 3rd Floor

Mail: Dept 3422

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: 307.766-2377

Fax: 307.766.5607

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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