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OVPR Leave Process

Employees and supervisors are mutually responsible for planning and scheduling the use of leave throughout the fiscal year. 

For questions and clarifications about OVPR leave process, Michelle Kiett, Assistant Director of Finance, mkiett@temple.edu.

Annual Vacation Leave Process

Employees must request annual vacation leave in advance of each quarter (whether a partial, full, single or multiple days). 

Quarterly Leave Request Cycle

  • 1st Quarter Dates: July 1 – September 30
    Deadline for 1st Quarter Requests: June 1
  • 2nd Quarter Dates: October 1 – December 31
    Deadline for 2nd Quarter Request: September 1
  • 3rd Quarter Dates: January 1 – March 31
    Deadline for 3rd Quarter Requests: December 15
  • 4th Quarter Dates: April 1 – June 30
    Beginning March 1, 2024 OVPR will transition to the web-based Time Off Request Form. Please submit all 4th Quarter Requests by March 15. Click to access the Time Off Request Form


Vacation, Personal and Sick Leave Process

All leave requests (vacation, personal & sick) should be submitted using the Time Off form

All requests to cancel/modify a previously submitted leave request should be submitted using the Alternative Leave Form

Upon supervisor approval, an email confirmation is sent to the employee, and the Finance & Operations team.  Please contact Bill Winston, bcw@temple.edu, with any questions about this process.

Please refer to the Employee Handbook for more details regarding the use of all forms of leave time. 


OVPR Brand Assets

All OVPR staff are strongly encouraged to download OVPR brand assets to help us improve communications and enhance consistency.

For questions and clarifications about OVPR brand assets, please contact linaduffy@temple.edu.

Note: These are internal links. You must be logged into your TU account to access them.

PowerPoint Template

Use the OVPR PowerPoint template in all your internal and external communications.

New layouts will be periodically added to the template. Please re-download the template every time you create a new presentation to ensure you have the most up-to-date version.


Zoom Backgrounds

Choose from various OVPR-branded backgrounds to display during Zoom meetings.

If your Zoom background looks pixelated, you may wish to enable HD video in your Zoom app.


New Zoom backgrounds will be added periodically.