As You Prepare to Leave FAU

 

  • If resigning from your position, give your supervisor a written resignation letter which includes the effective date of your resignation
  • If your address will be changing please change it in Workday.
  • Return all University property to your supervisor (i.e. keys, building access card, cell phone, Owl card)
  • Ensure that all outstanding debts to the University are satisfied. (i.e. return any library books you may have checked out, pay parking fines, etc.)
  • Your final paycheck will more than likely be direct deposited however, it may be mailed to the home address you have on file with the University.
  • Leave payout(s), if eligible, typically occur 1-2 pay periods after your final
    paycheck.  It will more than likely be direct deposited; however there is a possibility of it being mailed.
  • Leave payouts are contingent upon the completed Separation Clearance Process.
  • You will be emailed an Employee Exit Interview Survey to complete.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I Receive Leave Payout?

You will receive leave payout if you have not been terminated for cause, separated due to job abandonment, or resigned in lieu of termination. SP employees must successfully complete the probationary period.  Once the maximum payout has been paid, no further payouts may occur regardless if reemployed. See FAU Policy 7.5 for details.

Annual Leave:

Faculty and AMP will be paid for any unused vacation up to a lifetime maximum of 352 hours

Executive Service will be paid for any unused vacation up to a lifetime maximum of 480 hours.

SP will be paid for any unused vacation up to a lifetime maximum of 240 hours.

 

Sick Leave:

In order to be paid for your sick leave, you must be with the university for at least 10 years and will be paid for unused sick at the rate of ¼ up to a maximum of 480 hours.

If you were hired before 10/1/73, you will be for any unused sick time at the rate of 1/8 up to a maximum of 480 hours.

 

I don’t have access to Workday and I need to change my address:

Please contact your HR Partner in your department to change it.  If you do not know who your HR Partner is then email Employee Relations emprels@fau.edu to find out who is your HR Partner.

I don’t have access to Workday and I need to obtain my paystub(s).

Please contact the payroll department at payroll@fau.edu

 

Important Benefits & Retirement information

Group Insurance:

Insurance benefits end the last day of the month following the month that your last day of employment occurs. For example, if last day is July 12, 2018, benefits end August 30, 2018.

For a listing of current insurance coverage, go to: PeopleFirst.myflorida.com         

Or call 1-866-663-4735                                                                                                                                           

Cobra Health Insurance:

Information and COBRA application packet is mailed from PeopleFirst approximately 2 weeks before benefits end. COBRA is available for health and dental plans. Other plans may have conversion options; contact the provider company for information.                                                                                         

COBRA Rates PPO/HMO standard: (effective January 2021)

Individual Coverage:                    $829.73                                                          

Family Coverage:                        $1867.70  

Visit the following website for more information: https://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/health/resources                                                  

                                           

Retirement Benefits:

Division of Retirement:                FRS – 850-488-6491                                                

                                                         FRS Investment – 866-446-9377               

                                                         ORP: Contact your provider company.

Important: FRS Re-employment and Renewed Membership Limits (As of July 1, 2010)

Investment Plan:

  • Considered “Retiree” if terminated and take ANY distribution.
  • No re-employment at FRS agency for 6 months.
  • Eligible for renewed membership (in the FRS Investment plan only) if reemployed on or after July 1, 2017   Working After Retirement for Investment Plan Members

Pension Plan:

Optional Retirement Program

  • Considered “Retiree” if terminated and take ANY distribution.
  • No re-employment at FRS agency for 6 months.
  • Eligible for renewed membership (SUSORP) if reemployed on or after July 1, 2017


 Last Modified 9/27/21