Holiday Schedule: Classified Staff

These are the dates holidays will be observed for classified employees. If the holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed the Friday before; if it falls on a Sunday, it is observed on the following Monday.


New Year's Day – Friday, January 1, 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 18, 2016

Memorial Day - Monday, May 30, 2016

Independence Day - Monday, July 4, 2016

Labor Day - Monday, September 5, 2016

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 24, 2016

Day after Thanksgiving - Friday, November 25, 2016

Christmas Eve Day - Friday, December 23, 2016

Christmas Day - Monday, December 26, 2016


New Year's Day – Monday, January 2, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 16, 2017

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 2017

Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Labor Day - Monday, September 4, 2017

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 23, 2017

Day after Thanksgiving - Friday, November 24, 2017

Christmas Eve Day - occurs on a Sunday; exact date of observance to be determined

Christmas Day - Monday, December 25, 2017

Special Day of Leave

Full-time classified employees receive eight hours of leave, prorated for part-time staff, This day may be used on the day before or day after Christmas or New Year's Day holidays. The university may be open those days, and time off should be scheduled to maintain departmental services. OPEU and GCIU employees receive this day under the terms of their collective bargaining agreements. See December Holiday announcement.

Temporary Employees

SEIU- represented temporary employees are not eligible for holiday pay but do earn time-and-a-half for work performed on a recognized holiday.

Please contact Human Resources, 541-346-3159, if you have questions.