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Out-Of-Office Templates for Furlough/Fridays Off

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Below is suggested language you may find useful as you prepare for upcoming furloughs and schedule reductions.

Friday Off Messages
Consider a voicemail or email greeting that details new schedule.


[I/We] will not be in the office on Fridays during July and August. Please leave a message and [I/we] will get back to you on the next business day.

[I/We] are not available on Fridays during July and August. [I/We will respond as soon as possible on Monday.

Furlough Messages

Consider an out-of-office reply for voicemail and email that makes it clear you are unavailable.


I will be on leave during July and August. In my absence, please contact…

I will be working [days, hours] during July and August. If you need to contact someone outside of those times, please email…

I will be working reduced, flexible hours during July and August, so I will get back with you as soon as I am able. If you need to contact someone immediately, please email…


Need help setting up automated email or voicemail replies?
Contact Information Services at cwuservicedesk@cwu.eduor 509-963-2001

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