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Holiday Information for Professional & Classified Employees


 

Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees


The following holidays have been designated by the State of New York for all employees except academic year faculty. Reduced staffing in most administrative support areas can be expected. Please plan ahead.

2022
Date Holiday
Monday, Sept. 5 Labor Day
Monday, Oct. 10 Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Tuesday, Nov. 8 Election Day (Floating)
Friday, Nov. 11 Veterans’ Day
Thursday, Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, Dec. 26 Christmas Day (Observed)
2023
Date Holiday
Monday, Jan. 2 New Year’s Day (Observed)
Monday, Jan. 16 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, Feb. 13 Lincoln’s Birthday (Floating) (Observed)
Monday, Feb. 20 Washington’s Birthday (Observed)
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day
Monday, June 19 Juneteenth
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, Sept. 4 Labor Day
Monday, Oct. 9 Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Tuesday, Nov. 7 Election Day (Floating)
Saturday*, Nov. 11 Veterans’ Day
Thursday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, Dec. 25 Christmas Day

Holiday & Liberal Leave Schedule


2022

Date Holiday
Monday, Sept. 5 Labor Day
Monday, Oct. 10 Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Tuesday, Oct. 11 Liberal Leave
Tuesday, Nov. 8 Election Day (Floating)
Friday, Nov. 11 Veteran’s Day
Wednesday, Nov. 23 Liberal Leave
Thursday, Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, Nov. 25 Liberal Leave
Thursday, Dec. 22 Liberal Leave
Friday, Dec. 23 Liberal Leave
Monday, Dec. 26 Christmas Day (Observed)
Tuesday, Dec. 27 Liberal Leave
Wednesday, Dec. 28 Liberal Leave
Thursday, Dec. 29 Liberal Leave
Friday, Dec. 30 Liberal Leave

2023

Date Holiday
Monday, Jan. 1 New Year’s Day (Observed)
Monday, Jan. 16 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, Feb. 13 Lincoln’s Birthday (Floating) (Observed)
Monday, Feb. 20 Washington’s Birthday (Observed)
Friday, May 26 Liberal Leave
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day
Monday, June 19 Juneteenth
Monday, July 3 Liberal Leave
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day
Wednesday, July 5 Liberal Leave
Thursday, July 6 Liberal Leave
Friday, July 7 Liberal Leave
Monday, Sept. 4 Labor Day
Monday, Oct. 9 Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Tuesday, Oct. 10 Liberal Leave
Tuesday, Nov. 7 Election Day (Floating)
Saturday*, Nov. 11 Veteran’s Day
Wednesday, Nov. 22 Liberal Leave
Thursday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, Nov. 24 Liberal Leave
Thursday, Dec. 21 Liberal Leave
Friday, Dec. 22 Liberal Leave
Monday, Dec. 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday, Dec. 26 Liberal Leave
Wednesday, Dec. 27 Liberal Leave
Thursday, Dec. 28 Liberal Leave
Friday, Dec. 29 Liberal Leave

Notes:

  • Floating Holiday — offices are open
  • Liberal Leave — core office hours are not required, appropriate leave credits are charged
  • UUP Professionals observe the day after Thanksgiving as a floating holiday in lieu of the observance of Election Day, in accordance with Article XIII, Title D of the Policies of the Board of Trustees.
  • Normal core office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During the following periods, the core hours are revised to 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a half hour lunch.
    • May 23 – Aug. 19, 2022
    • Dec. 19, 2022 – Jan. 20, 2023
    • March 14 – March 17, 2023
    • May 22 – Aug. 18, 2023
  • *Note: For a holiday that falls on a Saturday, employees will earn the holiday as a compensatory day.
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