Loyola University Maryland

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Senior Sabbatical Leave

Faculty members applying for sabbatical must submit an Intent to Apply for Sabbatical Form in the year that they intend to apply for sabbatical. This form notifies the dean of the upcoming application. Faculty members should communicate with their department chair prior to submitting the form.

The Intent to Apply for Sabbatical Form must be submitted to the ORSP via the online submission portal no later than the first Friday of the fall semester. This year's deadline is September 4, 2020. 

Senior Sabbatical Applications are due by 5 p.m. on the first Monday in October. This year's deadline is October 5, 2020. 

Faculty members applying for senior sabbatical leave are reminded that electronic copies of the application, as well as the required departmental letter of support, must be submitted electronically via the web form no later than 5 p.m. on the first Monday in October.

In preparing applications, faculty should consult the sabbatical leave guidelines and sabbatical application format. In addition, the departmental coverage form, is to be completed by the department chair and submitted online at the time of the application.

Faculty members are encouraged to carefully review the guidelines to be certain that they are familiar with all requirements.

Submit Sabbatical Application>>

Submit Departmental Letter of Support Form>>
The departmental letter must be submitted by the application deadline.
The letter may be submitted by the chair or via the application form (above) by the faculty member. 

Submit Departmental Coverage Form>>
The coverage form may be submitted by the chair or via the application form (above) by the faculty member.

Submit your Senior Sabbatical Activities report >>

A report on Sabbatical Activities that includes appropriate materials (such as drafts of articles or manuscripts submitted for publication) is due 30 days after the start of the semester in which the faculty member returns to full-time teaching. The report should be submitted here as well as sent to your Dean and Department Chair.

If you have questions please contact Julie Ryder at jryder1@loyola.edu or 410-617-2561.