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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
2017

Calendar Year 2018

New Year’s DayJanuary 2, 2017 January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King DayJanuary 16, 2017 January 15, 2018
Memorial DayMay 29, 2017 May 28, 2018
Independence DayJuly 4, 2017 July 4, 2018
Labor DaySeptember 4, 2017 September 3, 2018
Veterans Day
(not University Holiday)
November 10, 2017 November 12, 2018
ThanksgivingNovember 23-24, 2017 November 22-23, 2018
ChristmasDecember 25, 2017 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:  1/1/17-12/30/17 for 2017; 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.