Holiday Schedule

2017 

Date

Day(s)

Holiday Observed

January 2, 2017

Monday

New Year's Day

January 16, 2017

Monday

MLK Birthday

April 17, 2017

Monday

State Holiday (Good Friday)

April 18, 2017

Tuesday

State Holiday (Memorial Day)*

July 4, 2017

Tuesday

Independence Day

September 4, 2017

Monday

Labor Day

November 23 and 24, 2017

Thursday and Friday

Thanksgiving

December 25, 26, and 27, 2017

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

State Holiday (Christmas)

December 28, 2017

Thursday

State Holiday (Veteran's Day)*

December 29, 2017

Friday

University Winter Break Closure**

*GS126-4(5) requires the University to note what day is observed in lieu of Memorial Day, which for the University will be Tuesday, April 18, 2017 and in lieu Veteran's Day, which for the University will be Thursday, December 28, 2017.

** These dates are part of the university’s winter break closure.  To maximize energy and cost savings, on-campus work activity will be limited to essential services and business need only.   Employees who do not perform work will need to apply accrued leave or perform approved alternative work.  For questions please call Human Resources at 828-262-3186.

 

2018

Date

Day(s)

Holiday Observed

January 1, 2018

Monday

New Year's Day

January 15, 2018

Monday

MLK Birthday

April 2, 2018

Monday

State Holiday (Good Friday)

May 28, 2018

Monday

State Holiday (Memorial Day)

July 4, 2018

Wednesday

Independence Day

September 3, 2018

Monday

Labor Day

November 22 and 23, 2018

Thursday and Friday

Thanksgiving

December 24, 25, and 26, 2018

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

State Holiday (Christmas)

December 27, 2018

Thursday

State Holiday (Veteran's Day)*

December 28 and 31, 2018

Friday and Monday

University Winter Break Closure**

*GS126-4(5) requires the University to note what day is observed in lieu of Veteran's Day, which for the University will be Thursday, December 27, 2018.                                                                                          

** These dates are part of the university’s winter break closure.  To maximize energy and cost savings, on-campus work activity will be limited to essential services and business need only.   Employees who do not perform work will need to apply accrued leave or perform approved alternative work.  For questions please call Human Resources at 828-262-3186.