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Human Resources

Holiday Schedule: Fiscal Year 2018

Independence Day* Tuesday, July 4 Tuesday, July 4
Labor Day* Monday, September 4 Monday, September 4
Columbus Day Monday, October 9 Monday, October 9
Veteran's Day Saturday, November 11 Friday, November 10
Thanksgiving Day* Thursday, November 23 Thursday, November 23
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, November 24 Friday, November 24
Christmas Day* Monday, December 25 Monday, December 25
New Year's Day* Monday, January 1 Monday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 15 Monday, January 15
President's Day Monday, February 19 Monday, February 19
Patriot's Day Monday, April 16 Monday, April 16
Memorial Day* Monday, May 28 Monday, May 28

For planning purposes please note the following important religious holidays:

  • Eid al Adha* - September 1-4, 2017 (Islam)
  • Rosh Hashanah* - September 20, 2017 (sundown) (Jewish)
  • Yom Kippur* - September 30, 2017 (Jewish)
  • Diwali – Deepavali** - October 19, 2017 (Hindu-Sikh-Jain)
  • Good Friday – March 30, 2017 (Christian)
  • Ramadan begins* - May 16, 2018 (Islam)
  • Eid al Fitr* - June 15-17, 2018 (Islam)

*Premium holiday pay; refer to collective bargaining agreements or employee handbooks.
**Employees represented by collective bargaining agents will be governed by the provisions of their collective bargaining agreements.

It is important to remember that our faculty, staff, and students are from varied religious and cultural backgrounds which serve to enrich and strengthen our community. Any event scheduled on a major religious or cultural holiday can send a message of insensitivity or exclusivity to staff and students who cannot participate that day due to their religious beliefs. Therefore, please remind staff to avoid scheduling important meetings, exams, or other essential events on such dates whenever possible and to accommodate the observance of religious traditions for those staff and students who need to be absent for religious holidays throughout the year.