Leave Programs

The Leave of Absence request is now available using DocuSign. With DocuSign, you can now initiate and submit and obtain signatures for your Leave of Absence Request form online. Our goal is to enable employees a quick and flexible access to submit their leave request. 

  1. Create a DocuSign account
  2. Create a digital signature
  3. Select New  > Use Template > Shared Folders > Human Resources
  4. There are 4 unique leave programs, please select the correct leave request form

If you have questions, please contact our SF State leaves team. Contact information located at the bottom of this page.


The CSU offers a variety of paid and unpaid leave options for SFSU employees. To learn more, click on one of the options below:

Bereavement/Funeral Leave

Catastrophic Leave

Family Medical Leave

Industrial Disability Leave

Jury Duty

Lactation Rooms for Nursing Mothers

Long Term Disability 

Maternity/Paternity/ Adoption Leave

Military Leave 

MPP Administrative Leave

Non-Industrial Disability Leave

Organ Donor Leave

Pregnancy Disability Leave

Sick Leave 


Martha Paul
Leave Program Manager
(415) 338-1878

Gauri Durgani
Leave Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7888