SD Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605 773 3455
info@sdbor.edu

Employees with at least one year of service who have worked at least 1,250 hours in the past year can request up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave if there is a qualifying event:
  

  • the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child;
  • the care of a child, spouse, or parent with a serious health condition; or
  • their own serious health condition, and
  • in accordance with BOR Policy 4.16.
    • In accordance with BOR Policy 4.15, employees shall use accumulated paid leave-including vacation, personal, and sick leave-during their family leave if eligible.   For serious health conditions, employees must provide a physician's verification of the medical need for leave and certification to return to work.  SDBOR has a system policy on Family Medical Leave located in the Policy Manual which a link is provided.  In addition, there are FMLA forms listed below for your use in requesting FMLA and returning to work.
     

US DOL FMLA Overview