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Employee Benefits
Benefits for Active Employees
2013 Holiday Schedule & General Information
(updated 9/13/2012)

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.

2013 Holiday Schedule

New Year's Day

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 21, 2013

Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, 2013

Independence Day

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Labor Day

Monday, September 2, 2013

Veteran's Day

Monday, November 11, 2013

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Friday, November 29, 2013

Christmas Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Discretionary Day*

*The discretionary day is for observance of a holiday or other special day during calendar year 2013.  It must be used during pay periods beginning December 23, 2012 through December 21, 2013.  Employee who works a Monday through Friday schedule should plan to use their 2013 discretionary day by December 20, 2013.


General Information

Except for Veteran's Day, all University offices will be closed on designated holidays.  Classified 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 classified employees are not eligible for the discretionary day.


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