NU Emergency Administrative Leave (NU EADM)


This policy applies to all employees, including student and temporary workers. Part-time employees will be eligible for a prorated amount of time.

Policy Statement

The policy allows University of Nebraska employees to take up to 160 hours of paid administrative leave in the event of self-quarantine, quarantine or care of an immediate family member, childcare resulting from school closures, or other scenarios related to COVID-19. This policy is in effect from April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

Reason for Policy

Emergency Administrative Leave (NU EADM) is to be used as employees care for their families and attend to their own health for reasons related to COVID-19.


To take this leave, please continue to go through Firefly. 

If you have used all the hours available to you via NU EADM and continue to require absence from work, you may be eligible to request paid time off under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Related Information

University of Nebraska COVID-19 Leave Policies

University of Nebraska Emergency Administrative Leave (NU EADM) FAQs