Sabbatical Planning Sabbatical Planning Tips Planning is essential to a productive and rejuvenating sabbatical. These workshops, tips and resources will help you get the most out of your Sabbatical. Sabbatical Funding Funding helps increase your scholarly activity while on Sabbatical. Here is a list of potential funding sources. UMass Amherst Sabbatical Policies and Procedures Successfully prepare your Sabbatical application: Links to all of the UMass Amherst requirements related to your Sabbatical.