University Holidays

The University provides 10 paid holidays each fiscal year. The holidays recognized by the University are:

Independence Day — July 4 
Labor Day — First Monday in September 
Thanksgiving Day — Fourth Thursday in November 
Friday following Thanksgiving 
Christmas — December 25 
Extra Day at Christmas time 
New Year´s Day— January 1 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day — Third Monday in January 
Memorial Day — Last Monday in May 
President´s designated holiday

The established pattern is for the University to observe Sunday holidays on Monday.

View the Wage and Hour procedures web page to review holiday pay and eligibility. Nonexempt, benefits-eligible employees in paid status are normally eligible for holiday pay consistent with their work schedule. Temporary employees, including student employees, are paid their regular hourly rate for hours worked on a holiday.  View table outlining further eligibility considerations.