Human Resources

Holidays, Holy Days, and Events

Schedule for 2017-2018

The following reflects the official observances of Holy Days and Holidays, which do not fall on a weekend for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, together with the summer and Christmas season closing schedule for 2017. *Please note that President Cornacchia has approved a special holiday for the upcoming academic year: Thanksgiving Eve.


Four Day Work Week begins week of June 5, 2017
Five Day Work Week resumes week of August 7, 2017

April 13 Thursday Holy Thursday Holy Day
April 14 Friday Good Friday Holy Day
April 17 Monday Easter Monday Holiday
May 29 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day Holiday
September 4 Monday Labor Day Holiday
October 9 Monday Columbus Day Holiday
November 22 Wednesday Thanksgiving Eve* Holiday
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day Holiday
November 24 Friday Thanksgiving Holiday

The University will also close on December 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2017


January 1 Monday New Year’s Day Holiday
January 15 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday Holiday
February 19 Monday President’s Day Holiday
March 30 Friday Good Friday Holy Day
April 2 Monday Easter Monday Holiday
May 28 Monday Memorial Day Holiday

Other Events

The Office of Human Resources also sponsors programs throughout the year, including a Relay for Life breakfast and employee appreciation dinners. Check back for updated information as it becomes available. For a full listing of campus events, visit the Event Calendar.