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Employee Relations > On Call

Employees may be placed in an on-call status at the direction of the University. The following guidelines apply:

  • An employee assigned to on-call status is eligible to receive compensation in the amount of thirty-five dollars ($35) per day, plus appropriate wages for all hours worked. On-call pay shall be included in the computation for overtime wages.
  • The employee must be accessible at all times and must immediately notify his/her supervisor if inaccessible. If inaccessible, on-call pay will be forfeited.
  • An employee cannot be designated on-call for more than seven (7) consecutive days, however he/she may be on-call for twenty-four (24) hours on each of those days.
  • An employee who is assigned to on-call status and cannot be reached, or does not report within two (2) hours of being contacted, will face disciplinary action and will not receive on-call pay for that day.
  • Employees will not receive on-call compensation if performance of the duties is an extension of the regular workday or workweek.
  • Essential employees are not automatically assigned to on-call status.
  • The University will make reasonal efforts to allocate on-call assignments among qualified eligible employees on a rotating basis.