Holiday Schedule

The following are paid holidays for the 2020-21 Academic Year:

  • Independence Day: July 3, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: November 25th through November 27th (Wednesday – Friday)
  • Christmas:  December 24th through December 31st (Thursday – Thursday)
  • New Year’s: January 1, 2021
  • Good Friday: April 2, 2021
  • Monday after Easter: April 5, 2021 (subject to change based on spring semester calendar)
  • Memorial Day: May 31, 2021

Notifications of any changes, due to Houghton College registration or other causes, will be given by the Human Resources Office at least 30 days in advance.

All full time employees and part time employees regularly scheduled to work 20 hours per week or more are eligible for holidays. Employees required to work on a holiday will be given a discretionary holiday to be approved by their immediate supervisor. Double pay for holidays worked is not permitted.

If a holiday falls within an employee’s vacation period or sick leave, the day of the holiday will not count against the vacation period or sick leave.