Reemployment – Return from Disability

Effective: Moved to Policy Library from UPM 3.5(1)
Updated/Revised: July 1, 2019
Contact: University Human Resources (UHR) Recruitment & Selection


An employee who has been separated from employment due to approval for Long Term Disability Insurance program payments maintains rights of reemployment.

Policy Statement

When a former employee, separated due to approval for the Long Term Disability Insurance program has recovered and provides a medical release to return to work, the following conditions apply:

  • Tenure-eligible faculty - full right to return to the department
  • Continuous Professional and Scientific (P&S) employees - full right to return to employment with the institution, not necessarily in the same position, subject to availability of a vacant position, at the same or lower pay grade level, for which the employee is qualified
  • Merit system employees - reemployment as prescribed in the Board of Regents' Merit System Rules.