Additional Benefits

Additional benefits: Hiking with your canine companion.


Georgia Tech has two on-campus centers for employees with childcare needs as well as lactation centers.

Summer Camp Resources

Summer comes quickly! Don't wait to figure out what you're going to do with the kids. Let Georgia Tech help you find a camp that'll be just right.

Buzzin' Back to School

The Buzzin' Back to School campaign is a school supply drive by Georgia Tech employees for Georgia Tech families!

Be Well Series

Bank at Work

Bank at work with one of Georgia Tech's three banks providing discounts, premier services, and easy access to Georgia Tech employees.

Counseling Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers counseling and work/life balance assistance to employees and their family members.

Tuition Assistance

Interested in continuing your education? Georgia Tech offers several educational assistance programs including tuition waivers and reimbursement. 

Staff Awards

Georgia Tech seeks to cultivate the behaviors that are the foundation of the Strategic Business Operations Framework and inspire the core values that allow us to realize our strategic plan. Awards include:

  • The Administrative Excellence Award
  • The Outstanding Staff Performance Awards
  • The Outstanding Management in Action Award

Service Awards

The Service Awards program is an opportunity for Georgia Tech to celebrate and recognize employees who have served the Georgia Tech community for 10 years and 25 years. Georgia Tech’s leadership understands that longevity is significant and appreciates the service given to the Tech community. A Service Awards ceremony is held each spring as an opportunity to be rewarded for those endeavors.

Time Off

Reporting & Requesting Time Off

Classified full-time/part-time staff and some faculty employees are eligible to accrue vacation time. Academic faculty from an academic unit who are appointed on a nine-month basis do not accrue vacation during the academic year. To determine your eligibility for vacation time, you may view the Georgia Tech Vacation Policy. To request vacation time, complete the Vacation Request Form (non-exempt employees) or access TimeOut in TechWorks (exempt employees).

2017 (12 days)
  • Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 — New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 16, 2017  M.L.K, Jr. National Holiday
  • Monday, May 29, 2017  Memorial Day
  • Tuesday, July 4, 2017  Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 4, 2017  Labor Day
  • Thursday – Friday, Nov. 23 – 24, 2017  Thanksgiving Break
  • Monday, Dec. 25 – Friday, Dec. 29, 2017  Winter Break
2018 (12 days)
  • Monday, Jan. 1, 2018  New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 15, 2018  M.L.K, Jr. National Holiday
  • Monday, May 28, 2018  Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018  Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 3, 2018  Labor Day
  • Thursday – Friday, Nov. 22 – 23, 2018  Thanksgiving Break
  • Monday, Dec. 24 – Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 — Winter Break


Sick Leave

Regular, full-time/part-time faculty or staff accrue are eligible to accrue sick leave. To determine your eligibility for sick leave, you may view the Georgia Tech Sick Leave Policy. To request sick leave, complete the Sick Leave Request Form (non-exempt employees) or access TimeOut in TechWorks (exempt employees).

Donated Sick Leave

The Donated Sick Leave Policy is to establish criteria and standards for the donation of accrued sick leave to a sick pool in order to cover absence of a benefits-eligible employee necessitated by illness or injury of the benefits-eligible employee or an immediate family member (spouse, parent, or child) of a benefits-eligible employee. To view the Donated Sick Leave Policy, request donated sick leave and access forms, click here.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

To view the FMLA policy, click here. To request FMLA, access the FMLA Forms section and contact your local Human Resource contact.

Education Support Leave

To supplement work-life balance options for University System of Georgia employees, each full-time, non-temporary employee of the USG shall be eligible for up to eight (8) hours of paid leave per calendar year for the purpose of promoting education in this state as authorized by O.C.G.A. § 45-20-32. Only activities directly related to student achievement and academic support will qualify for education support leave. Education support leave is not charged against any other leave. Education support leave does not accumulate or rollover and is not paid-out upon change of employment status.To view the Education Support Leave policy, click here. To view specifics examples of activities covered by this policy, view the Human Resources Administrative Practice Manual from the USG.

Other Leaves

Court duty with pay; military leave with pay (up to 18 days per federal fiscal year) or military leave without pay; organ donation leave with pay (up to 30 days); bone marrow donation leave with pay (up to 7 days); blood donation leave with pay (8 hours per year or 2 hours per donation, up to four times per year). An employee who donates blood platelets or granulocytes through the plasmapheresis process may receive 16 hours per year or 4 hours per donation up to four times per year.

Flexible Work Arrangements

Georgia Tech provides a variety of flexible working arrangements, at the discretion of the department, to enable employees to serve customers, meet Institute and departmental goals, and balance personal and professional responsibilities.

Campus Closed FAQs

Questions about how a campus closure affects time off or your paycheck?