Please be advised that CUNY is extending the annual vacation carry-over deadline to 12/31/20 for PSC, ECP, Classified Managerial as well as Excluded and unrepresented staff.  Blue and White Collar full time staff represented by DC 37 and the Locals were notified separately in a previous Human Resources communication.

For the annual leave year ending 8/31/20, the August 31 deadline to use annual leave will be extended to Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, as follows:

  • Annual leave above the designated cap as of the close of business on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 may be carried into the annual leave year that begins Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.
  • The annual leave balance in excess of the cap will be deducted from the employee’s accrual balance on Dec. 31, 2020.
  • For PSC members, the provisions of Article 14.9(b) concerning compensation for an annual leave balance if the employee is separated from service will remain in effect, except that, for the annual leave year ending on Aug. 31, 2020 only, the annual leave payment due to the employee upon separation, or to his/her estate, shall be the lesser of: (1) the leave balance to the employee’s credit on the date of resignation, retirement or death; or (2) the contractual cap.
  • Unscheduled holidays from the annual leave year ending Aug. 31, 2020 will not be carried over.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources via email at

By the Office of Human Resources