SD Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave
Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501
605 773 3455

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