Sabbatical leaves and professional development leaves contribute significantly to the quality and success of research universities.  Such leaves provide eligible faculty members with the opportunity for professional renewal, planned travel, study, formal education, research, writing, faculty development, certification, or other experiences of professional value.  Such sabbaticals are granted to increase a faculty member’s value to the University and shall be subject to the eligibility, application, and selection criteria set forth in the United Faculty of Florida Contract ( Please contact your Dean’s Office or your HR Administrator with any questions.