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Employee Benefits
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2005 Holiday Schedule & General Information  

2005 Holiday Schedule

New Year's Day Friday, December 31, 2004
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 17, 2005
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2005
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2005
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2005
Veteran's Day Friday, November 11, 2005
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2005
Friday, November 25, 2005
Christmas Monday, December 26, 2005
Discretionary Day*

*The discretionary day is for observance of a holiday or other special day during calendar year 2005.  It must be used during pay periods beginning January 2, 2005 through December 31, 2005.  Employee who work a Monday through Friday schedule should plan to use their 2005 discretionary day by December 30, 2005.


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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