Full-time academic employees at the rank of Instructor (or equivalent) or above, who have completed six years of service without having received leave with pay, may petition for sabbatical leave for study and research, the object of which is to enable them to increase their professional efficiency and usefulness to the University. 

HRM provides information relevant to the sabbatical process for HR Contacts, departments, and colleges. If further information is needed, please call the Office of Human Resource Management at 225-578-8200 or email

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