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Holidays and paid time off

The university offers administrative, service and support staff several types of paid time off in addition to holidays, which are listed below. Also, please note that an employee's probationary status determines which types of paid time off are available for use.


HR-401 - Holidays provides a detailed description of the university’s policy on holidays. For quick reference, the following eight paid holidays are in place for eligible administrative, service and support employees:

  • New Year's Day - Jan. 1
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day - July 4
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday following Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day - Dec. 25

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Last updated: Oct. 19, 2017