University of Chicago Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

University of Chicago Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 21, 2014

148 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

UC employees receive paid time off and paid holiday days.

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

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Employee Comments

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  • Jul 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Scholar in Chicago, Illinois

    quite good. 4-weeks.

  • Jun 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Student in Chicago, Illinois

    Graduate students typcially don't have a work schedule.

  • May 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Client Services Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

    New employees end up accruing 15 vacation days and 5 personal days plus a number of sick days in their first year.

  • Mar 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Vacation accruals begin at 2 weeks/year, and increase to 3 wks/yr after 8 years of service. Compensation increases at average of 2% per year, below cost of living in Chicago; the time off benefit does not make up for this annual decrease in purchasing power.

  • Dec 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Staff Research Scientist in Chicago, Illinois

    I do not have any complaints about vacation and paid time off. All my needs were met.

  • Dec 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

    Takes a LONG time to earn additional time off.

  • Nov 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Staff Nurse in Chicago, Illinois

    good amount of time off, pending management approval

  • Jun 13, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former bioinformatics programmer in Chicago, Illinois

    this is dependent on your discussions with the employer. there is no hard and fast rule

  • Jun 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Technologist in Chicago, Illinois

    I'm satisfied with the amount given. I can lead a good work life balance.

  • May 31, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Manager in Chicago, Illinois

    Excellent! Ends up being 5 weeks plus sick time

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