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A work location workgroup was charged with researching, exploring ideas and providing recommendations on how work location can support our efforts to advance our state and those we serve. New guidelines for hybrid and remote work are now available. Read more

Schedule options

Adjust your schedule

You may be able to set your regular schedule earlier, later or compress your work week.

Flex time on occasion

Take appointments as long as you make up your missed work time within the same week.

Reduced hours options

Reduce your hours for a season

Working less during summer and winter while keeping benefits may be an option.

Take seasonal unpaid leave

Full-week increments of leave during defined summer and winter periods may be possible.

Phase into retirement

Explore easing into retirement by reducing hours over time.

Phase back to full-time from leave

After extended leave for any reason, including childbirth, you could return part-time at first.


April 16, 2024

Annual period for employees to convert temporary disability leave to vacation leave now available through April 30

The annual period for University of Kentucky employees to convert their temporary disability leave (TDL) to additional vacation leave (VL) is now available through April 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.    

July 09, 2021

How employee engagement and experience insights can be helpful post-pandemic

The last year and a half proved challenging yet insightful when it comes to working from home. While we all faced one large obstacle, each person had a unique experience dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world embraces the lessons learned and returns to more of the way things were pre-pandemic, it is critical to understand the impacts COVID may have had on employee engagement.

June 23, 2021

How to make a hybrid option work for everyone

The year 2020 made us all rethink how we work, and what we consider a work location. Some people who never considered remote work found themselves suddenly transitioned into a remote work or hybrid work location status. Others continued to work on site under new circumstances and restrictions.  

June 22, 2021

Potential challenges for your hybrid schedule

Hybrid workers can successfully manage their on-site and off-site work schedule. Managing your communications, job responsibilities and collaborations will require some intentional planning and cooperation with your colleagues.   Hybrid workers can be very engaged in the day-to-day work as well as build healthy relationships. Nonetheless, even in the best of circumstances there can be some unintended or unexpected challenges that arise.