Human Resources

The Time and Attendance Unit is responsible for processing all leave accrual and usage for University State employees. General Time Records and/or leave inquiries may be sent to [email protected].

Time and Attendance - Leave Regulations

Leave regulations vary between classified and professional employees.  Classified employees are those represented by CSEA, PEF, NYSCOPBA, PBANYS, and unrepresented M/C classified employees.  Professional employees include UUP represented and unrepresented M/C unclassified employees.  Please select the appropriate link below for the leave information applicable to you. 

COVID-19 Guidance for UAlbany Employees

Note: This page outlines guidance for State employees. Non-State employees should contact their Human Resources office for guidance.

Exposure, Positive Test Results & Isolation

UAlbany asks anyone feeling unwell to stay home and seek medical care.

Employees who test positive for COVID-19 should refer to CDC guidance on isolation and consult a medical provider for appropriate care.

Employees are eligible for up to 14 days of COVID-19 Sick Leave in lieu of charging accrued leave. This leave may be utilized up to three (3) times, following exhaustion of this benefit, personally accrued leave or other leave options would be required. To use paid COVID-19 leave please complete the COVID Sick Leave Request Form. If you are unable to complete the online form, please call HR at 518-437-4700.  

Additionally, please follow normal call-in procedures for notifying your supervisor of your absence.

Time Off for COVID-19 Vaccination

New York State provides public and private employees time off, without needing to charge leave credits, to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This leave is currently set to expire Dec, 31, 2023.  

Employees will be granted a sufficient period of time, not to exceed four hours of paid leave per dose, including boosters, to be vaccinated for COVID.

State employees who use the online Time & Attendance system should select the non-chargeable leave category. All other employees must indicate “COVID vaccination” on their time record.

If you have a question, please contact [email protected].

SUNY HR Time and Attendance System (TAS) Documentation

The information below will assist you to navigate TAS*.

Link to SUNY HR Time and Attendance System (TAS)

Classified Employees

Quick Guide
Supervisor's Guide
Full Training Document
Recorded Webinar: TAS for Classified Employees and Supervisors of Classified Employees

Professional Employees

Quick Guide
Supervisor's Guide
Full Training Document
Recorded Webinar: TAS for Professional Employees and Supervisors of Professional Employees


Quick Guide
Supervisor's Guide
Full Training Document - Includes information for supervisors of faculty
Recorded Webinar: TAS for Faculty and Supervisors of Faculty

*Hourly employees submit paper time records on a bi-weekly basis.