Holidays for Staff Employees

Staff employees (50% FTE or greater) receive the following nine paid holidays a year. Each holiday is considered to be eight hours for 100% FTE Staff. Holiday hours are prorated by FTE for Staff employees with less than 100% FTE.

If a holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed on the Friday immediately preceding the holiday. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, it is observed on the Monday immediately following the holiday.

See the Holidays policy for further details.

2021 Holidays

Holiday Date
New Year's Day Friday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 18
Campus Holiday Accrues on March 1 of each year. The Campus Holiday is either a “floating” holiday or a day designated by the president of the university or the chancellor of the campus. On campuses that treat the holiday as a floating holiday, Campus Holiday is available to use on or after March 1.
Memorial Day Monday, May 31
Independence Day Sunday, July 4 (observed Monday, July 5)
Labor Day Monday, September 6
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 25
    Friday after Thanksgiving     Friday, November 26
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 (observed Friday, December 24)