Time Away

Holidays

The University’s official Holiday Schedule is published during the year by the President of the University, typically in February. The following are the University Holidays normally granted each year:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday)
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day*

* Generally the week between Christmas and New Year’s is designated as holiday time for non-essential staff.

Sick Leave and Vacation

Eligible employees are provided with paid time off to support the multifaceted issues our employees face in balancing their work and family commitments.

All full-time employees are eligible for one paid sick day per month of service. Part-time employees who work a minimum of 15 hours per week for 12 months receive a pro-rated amount.

All full-time exempt employees are eligible for 20 vacation days per year. All full-time non-exempt employees are eligible for 10 vacation days per year. Full-time non-exempt employees earn additional vacation days when years of service milestones are reached. Part-time employees who work a minimum of 15 hours per week for 12 months receive a pro-rated amount.