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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

Calendar Year

New Year’s DayJanuary 2, 2017
Martin Luther King DayJanuary 16, 2017
Memorial DayMay 29, 2017
Independence DayJuly 4, 2017
Labor DaySeptember 4, 2017
Veterans Day
(not University Holiday)
November 10, 2017
ThanksgivingNovember 23-24, 2017
ChristmasDecember 25, 2017

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:  1/1/17-12/30/17 for 2017.  University support staff and 12-month unclassified employees may use the Governor’s discretionary day after 6 months of employment.