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Employee Benefits
Benefits for Active Employees
2011 Holiday Schedule & General Information
(updated 06/22/2010)

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.

2011 Holiday Schedule

New Year's Day Friday, December 31, 2010
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 17, 2011
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2011
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2011
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2011
Veteran's Day Friday, November 11, 2011
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2011
Friday, November 25, 2011
Christmas Monday, December 26, 2011
Discretionary Day*

*The discretionary day is for observance of a holiday or other special day during calendar year 2011.  It must be used during pay periods beginning December 26, 2010 through December 24, 2011.  Employee who work a Monday through Friday schedule should plan to use their 2011 discretionary day by December 23, 2011.


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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