The standard workweek in the University System is forty (40) hours. Institutions are expected to abide by the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Overtime work shall be authorized for employees who are not exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act only when the work is deemed necessary by the president or a designated representative. Payment for overtime work will be made in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Compensatory time may be granted in lieu of payment for approved overtime work at the rate of one and one-half hours of compensatory time for each hour of overtime work. Approved compensatory time is subject to a maximum accumulation of sixty (60) hours and must be expended by the end of the succeeding calendar quarter.