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Holidays

The university pays for employees to be off work on days designated by the Governor as holidays.  Employees are eligible for paid holidays on the 1st day of employment.

State of Kansas Employee Holidays
Holiday

Calendar Year 2018

New Year’s Day January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King Day January 15, 2018
Memorial Day May 28, 2018
Independence Day July 4, 2018
Labor Day September 3, 2018
Veterans Day
(not University Holiday)
 November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving November 22-23, 2018
Christmas December 24-25, 2018

Discretionary Day

The Governor may also designate one discretionary holiday per calendar year. The discretionary holiday must be taken during the following calendar year dates: 12/31/17- 12/29/18 for 2018.  University support staff and 12-month unclassified employees may use the Governor’s discretionary day after 6 months of employment.