For the purposes of promoting education in Georgia and supplementing work life balance options for University System of Georgia employees, each full benefits eligible, non-temporary employee of the USG are eligible for up to eight (8) paid hours of Education Support Leave per calendar year. Such leave is in addition to, and not charged against, an employee’s other leave. The University System of Georgia has established guidelines for institutions concerning the use and administration of Educational Support Leave with pay.
To view policy: http://www.usg.edu/hr/manual/education_support_leave
Employees must receive prior approval from their supervisor before providing the services for which they are requesting education support leave.