Sabbatical Submission Process

Sabbatical applications must be submitted via the GU-Pass system. Requests are due December 1 of each year for the following academic year. Please contact Lesley Sebastian ( if you have any questions about your application.

For access to the GU-PASS system, please login here:
Log-in to GU-PASS system

Leave and partial or full sabbatical requests are managed by individual schools and approved by the Provost. Faculty should request periods of leave in writing through the Chair, Dean and Provost. To apply for a sabbatical, faculty members need to turn in their application and proposal to their chair or dean for approval.  Schools require this application prior to the Provost's December 1st deadline.  Please contact Lesley Sebastian ( or your respective chair or dean if you have specific questions about types of leave available to faculty.   

David Edelstein or Deborah Phillips

McDonough School of Business
Pietra Rivoli

School of Foreign Service
Irfan Nooruddin

McCourt School of Public Policy
Barbara Schone