Reemployment – Return from Disability

Effective: Moved to Policy Library from UPM 3.5(1)
Contact: University Human Resources (UHR) Talent Acquisition


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:

  • Tenured or 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.