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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
2016

Calendar Year
2017

New Year’s DayJanuary 1, 2016January 2, 2017
Martin Luther King DayJanuary 18, 2016January 16, 2017
Memorial DayMay 30, 2016May 29, 2017
Independence DayJuly 4, 2016July 4, 2017
Labor DaySeptember 5, 2016September 4, 2017
Veterans Day
(not University Holiday)
November 11, 2016November 10, 2017
ThanksgivingNovember 24-25, 2016November 23-24, 2017
ChristmasDecember 26, 2016December 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:  12/20/15-12/31/16 for 2016, 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.