Columbia University Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Columbia University Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 21, 2014

190 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Columbia University offers employees paid vacation, holiday, and personal days. The amount of time granted is based on job position and time of service.

This information about the Vacation & Paid Time Off benefit at Columbia University is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Columbia University. The description here may not reflect the current Columbia University Vacation & Paid Time Off benefit.


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Employee Comments

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  • Oct 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    It is about 12 days vacation each year, and may add more when you work longer.

  • Oct 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    it was average but no comlaint,

  • Aug 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Teaching Assistant in New York, New York State

    This does not apply to graduate student workers, but all students receive substantial vacation.

  • Aug 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assistant Professor in New York, New York State

    Academic job comes with a lot of vacation time anyway. CU is no different than other universities in the US.

  • May 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    23 vacation days and 3 personal days

  • Apr 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Physician in New York, New York State

    dependent on chair's discretion, but flexible

  • Mar 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Associate Director in New York, New York State

    26 days plus 11 holidays

  • Mar 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    It used to be more than 30 days, but not any more.

  • Feb 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Generous policy- 23 days per year for officers, increases to 28 for very long-term employees. 23 days can carry over per year but must be used within 12 months.

  • Jan 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    Very generous paid time off/ vacation. More than average employer.


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