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Employee Benefits
Benefits for Active Employees
2014 Holiday Schedule & General Information
(updated 06/08/2014)

This information will not be used after GUS HR go-live on June 18, 2017.
Please contact HRS staff ( or x. 4191) if you have questions or need assistance.

2014 Holiday Schedule

New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2014
Memorial Day Monday, May 26, 2014
Independence Day Friday, July 4, 2014
Labor Day Monday, September 1, 2014
Veteran's Day Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 27, 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014
Christmas Eve Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (half day)

Thursday, December 25, 2014
Friday, December 26, 2014

Discretionary Day*

*The discretionary day is for observance of a holiday or other special day during calendar year 2014.  It must be used during pay periods beginning December 22, 2013 through December 20, 2014.  Employee who works a Monday through Friday schedule should plan to use their 2014 discretionary day by December 19, 2014.


General Information

Except for Veteran's Day, all University offices will be closed on designated holidays.  University support staff and unclassified employees will be compensated for the holidays as noted below.

When one of the holidays fall on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be the officially observed holiday.  When one of these legal holidays falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be the officially observed holiday.

The Governor may designate additional days on which state offices are to be closed in observance of a holiday or a holiday season.  Any such day will be treated as a legal holiday.  The Governor may also designate a discretionary holiday which an eligible employee may use for observing a holiday or other special day.

Nine-month faculty and temporary university support staff employees are not eligible for the discretionary day.


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