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Employee Benefits
Benefits for Active Employees
2010 Holiday Schedule & General Information
(updated 06/22/2009)

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.

2010 Holiday Schedule

New Year's Day Friday, January 1, 2010
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 18, 2010
Memorial Day Monday, May 31, 2010
Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2010
Labor Day Monday, September 6, 2010
Veteran's Day Thursday, November 11, 2010
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 25, 2010
Friday, November 26, 2010
Christmas Friday, December 24, 2010
Discretionary Day*

*The discretionary day is for observance of a holiday or other special day during calendar year 2010.  It must be used during pay periods beginning December 27, 2009 through December 25, 2010.  Employee who work a Monday through Friday schedule should plan to use their 2010 discretionary day by December 23, 2010.


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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