Working at Cal Lutheran

Cal Lutheran is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of CLU to apply.

Support Staff Benefits

For detailed explanation of benefits summary documents, please visit the Open Enrollment section and view the Forms page.




Description: The following accrual rates apply to full-time non-exempt staff who work 40 hours per week. Staff who work less than 40 but more than 20 hours per week or who work less than 12 months per year accrue vacation on a pro-rated basis.

• Years 1 through 3 earn 10 days per year
• Years 4 through 6 earn 15 days per year
• Years 7 plus earn 20 days per year

Maximum Accrual

In no event shall any non-exempt staff employee accrue more than 30 days vacation. After reaching the maximum accrual of 30 days, vacation or vacation pay no longer accrues until vacation is taken. Employees shall not be paid additional compensation for unused vacation time, except upon termination of employment. Upon termination of employment, employees shall be paid additional compensation for unused vacation time, appropriately prorated to the date of termination, up to a maximum of 30 days.

Approval of Vacation Leave

Employees must submit a Leave Request Form to their supervisor for approval in advance of taking vacation leave. Forms may be found on the Human Resources Website at