Forms, Policies, & Guides

504 - Jury Duty

Subject: Jury Duty

Section: U504

Date: May 17, 2004


Purpose:

To permit staff employees to meet their civic obligations to serve as jurors, when called.

Policy:

The University will grant time off to staff employees who are called for jury duty.

Guidelines:

  1. A staff employee is responsible for notifying his/her supervisor immediately after receiving a summons to appear for jury duty. A copy of the notice should be given to the supervisor for the department's files.
  2. If the jury does not convene on a staff employee's regularly scheduled workday, the employee is expected to report to work.
  3. The department is responsible for entering the leave as a paid absence for jury duty on the Biweekly Time Card or Monthly Absence Report. This absence does not count as hours worked when computing overtime.
  4. A staff employee may keep the court's compensation and reimbursements for travel expenses.


Employees represented by a bargaining unit may be governed by the appropriate bargaining unit agreement.