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Employee Holiday Schedule

2018-2019 Fiscal Year


Independence Day Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Labor Day Monday, September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 22, 2018
Day After Thanksgiving Friday, November 23, 2018
Winter Break Monday, December 24, 2018
Winter Break Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Winter Break Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Winter Break Thursday, December 27, 2018
Winter Break Friday, December 28, 2018
Winter Break Monday, December 31, 2019
New Year's Day Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Spring Holiday* Friday, April 19, 2019
Memorial Day Monday, May 27, 2019

Vassar converted four traditional holidays, Lincoln's Birthday, Washington's Birthday, Martin Luther King Day and Veteran's Day, that are celebrated on a date determined by the College and for 2018/2019 will fall on December 26, 27, 28, 31. 

Faculty members may opt to teach on holidays that occur when school is officially in session.  Hourly employees who may be required to work on holidays are compensated according to contract requirements or policies and procedures adopted by the College.

This is an anticipated schedule of holiday observances only and may be changed at the discretion of the College.  Holidays are assigned as days off unless authorized by a supervisor.

*Administrators may choose to take the Spring Holiday as a Personal Floating Holiday.  Personal floating holiday time must be scheduled in advance with the supervisor.  The personal floating holiday must be taken by the end of the fiscal year or forfeited.

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