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Holiday Schedule

 

 

 

FISCAL YEAR 2013

HOLIDAY 

DAY/DATE

2012

DAY/DATE ALLOWED**

2012

Independence Day* Wednesday, July 4 Wednesday, July 4
Labor Day*  Monday, September 3   Monday, September 3
Columbus Day      Monday, October 8 Monday, October 8
Veteran’s Day    Sunday, November 11    Monday, November 12
Thanksgiving Day*   Thursday, November 22 Thursday, November 22
Day after Thanksgiving Day* Friday, November 23 Friday, November 23
Christmas Day*    Tuesday, December 25  Tuesday, December 25

HOLIDAY

DAY/DATE

2013

DAY/DATE ALLOWED**

2013

New Year’s Day* Tuesday, January 1  Tuesday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 21 Monday, January 21
President’s Day Monday, February 18   Monday, February 18
Patriot’s Day Monday, April 15 Monday, April 15
Memorial Day* Monday, May 27 Monday, May 27

FISCAL YEAR 2014

HOLIDAY 

DAY/DATE

2013

DAY/DATE ALLOWED**

2013

Independence Day* Thursday, July 4 Thursday, July 4
Labor Day*  Monday, September 2   Monday, September 2  
Columbus Day      Monday, October 14 Monday, October 14
Veteran’s Day    Monday, November 11    Monday, November 11   
Thanksgiving Day*   Thursday, November 28 Thursday, November 28
Day after Thanksgiving Day* Friday, November 29 Friday, November 29
Christmas Day*    Wednesday, December 25  Wednesday, December 25 

HOLIDAY

DAY/DATE

2014

DAY/DATE ALLOWED**2014

New Year’s Day* Wednesday, January 1  Wednesday, January 1 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 20 Monday, January 20
President’s Day Monday, February 17   Monday, February 17  
Patriot’s Day Monday, April 21 Monday, April 21
Memorial Day* Monday, May 26 Monday, May 26

 *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 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.

For planning purposes please note the following important religious holidays. 

 

Fiscal Year 2013

  • For those of the Jewish faith, Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) begins at sundown on September 16, 2012 and continues through sundown on September 18, 2012. 
  • Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement) begins at sundown on September 25, 2012 and concludes at sundown September 26, 2012. 
  • For those of the Islamic faith, the month long fast of Ramadan starts at sundown on July 20, 2012 and concludes with the start of the three day holiday of Eid al-Fitr on August 19, 2012. 
  • Another major Islamic holiday is Eid al-Adha, a three-day holiday that starts October 26, 2012.
  • Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday, falls on March 29, 2013

Fiscal Year 2014

  • For those of the Jewish faith, Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) begins at sundown on September 4 and continues through sundown on September 6, 2013. 
  • Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement) begins at sundown on September 13 and concludes at sundown September 14, 2013. 
  • For those of the Islamic faith, the month long fast of Ramadan starts at sundown on July 9, 2013 and concludes with the start of the three day holiday of Eid al-Fitr on August 8, 2013. 
  • Another major Islamic holiday is Eid al-Adha, a three-day holiday that starts October 15, 2013.
  • Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday, falls on April 18, 2014

 

Last Updated:  June 27, 2013