College Holiday Policy

Staff in regular or term positions working at least half-time are eligible for paid holidays.

Staff should contact their manager/supervisor about the specific holidays taken in their departments as schedules may vary based on the needs of campus operations.

The college also provides one floating holiday that may be used at the employee’s discretion. This day is available at the start of a new fiscal year (July 1) and is forfeited if not used by the end of the fiscal year (June 30).  The use of this day should also be arranged in advance with the employee’s supervisor.

*The College is officially closed on these days and only essential services are maintained. Employees required to work during these holidays will receive premium pay (straight time plus time and one-half for hours worked).

  • New Year’s Day – college closed
  • Independence Day (July 4th) – college closed
  • Thanksgiving Day & the day after – college closed
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day – college closed

**The College remains in operation during these holidays, but administrative offices may close or curtail services. Employees working during these holidays will receive an alternate day off to be taken within the fiscal year.

  • Martin Luther King Day – college in operation
  • Memorial Day – college in operation
  • Juneteenth – college in operation
  • Labor Day – college in operation
  • Winter Shutdown break, with the exception of Christmas Eve & Day, the college remains in operation.  

Link to the Cultural, Religious, and Spiritual Observance Policy.

Holiday Scheduling

Holidays that fall during an employee’s vacation will be treated as a holiday.

Holidays falling on a Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday. Holidays that fall on a Sunday will be observed on the following Monday.

If Christmas falls on: Holiday is observed on:
Sunday Friday and Monday
Monday or Tuesday Monday and Tuesday
Wednesday Tuesday and Wednesday
Thursday, Friday or Saturday Thursday and Friday

Below is the calendar of college holidays (click the right arrow to view future months).

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