All separations, including retirements, resignations, transfers, involuntary terminations, and ended fixed-term appointments are processed in WorkLion.

When a manager or an employee becomes aware that an individual is leaving his/her position (voluntarily or involuntarily), the separation process must be initiated in WorkLion:

  • Go to the WorkLion portal.
  • Select "Initiate Separation" from the MANAGER TOOLS dropdown menu.
  • Complete the form.
  • Attached the resignation/retirement letter, for voluntary separations.
  • Click SUBMIT.

The hiring manager will receive a request from Shared Services to complete and upload the Separation Checklist. (Click here to view instructions for completing the Separation Checklist.)

HR102 Separation Checklist

Please refer to University policy HR102 Separation and Transfer Protocol for more information.