Catastrophic Leave Authorization Form

Download CatastrophicLeaveDonorAuthorization

UW-Madison has a Catastrophic Leave Program that enables employees to donate some of their accrued vacation, vacation carryover, personal/floating holiday, or banked leave to an employee in need. Sick leave may not be donated.

If you would like to make a donation, you will need to download and complete a Catastrophic Leave Authorization Form and return it to Rebecca Rohde in FP&M Payroll at


For more details, please review UW-Madison’s Catastrophic Leave Policy. This policy applies to Faculty, Academic Staff, University Staff, and Limited Appointees.

Please contact Rebecca Rohde, FP&M Payroll Supervisor, at or by phone at 262-6218 if you are interested in learning more about this program or making a donation.