Employee handbook section fourteen: termination of employment

Resignation of Employment

Employees are requested to give written notice of their intent to resign. Administrators should give four weeks of notice and support staff should give two weeks of notice in advance of their final work day. Appropriate notice must be given upon resignation in order for unused vacation leave to be paid.


If the College must reduce employment because of adverse economic or other conditions, layoffs and recall from layoffs will be conducted consistent with College needs and requirements and in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.


Employees who are considering retirement are advised to contact the Human Resources and Risk Management Office at least three months in advance of the anticipated retirement date in order to ensure that benefits begin on the requested date. To qualify for certain retirement benefits, an employee must be at least age 55 with 10 years of service.

Additional details concerning the retirement plans and/or options that are available may be obtained from the Human Resources and Risk Management Website.