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Period to convert temporary disability to additional vacation leave starts April 1

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 31, 2023) — The annual period for University of Kentucky employees to convert their temporary disability leave (TDL) to additional vacation leave (VL) will be available April 1-30. Employees may request conversion of TDL hours to additional vacation leave through Employee Self Service in myUK. Employees should log into myUK, access Employee Self Service and select Working Time and Leave Requests.  

Select the TDL to Vacation Leave Conversion link to download the conversion form, which will have instructions on how to submit it to Enterprise Applications, which administers Employee Self Service for campus employees, or UK HealthCare payroll for health care employees, depending on where the employee works. 

Each April, employees who have more than 66 days of TDL may convert those hours to additional vacation leave. The conversion rate is three days of TDL for one day of VL. Employees can receive up to four additional days of VL, as long as they have at least 66 days of TDL remaining after the conversion. Employees who did not take any TDL in the past calendar year can also receive a bonus vacation day. 

Days acquired through conversion shall be counted as vacation days earned in the current fiscal year, meaning VL days accrued in this fiscal year will expire June 30, 2024, for campus employees and Sept. 30, 2024, for UK HealthCare employees. 

Learn more about TDL conversion here

For additional assistance, please contact HR Employee Relations at 859-257-8758 or


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