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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 2019

New Year’s Day January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King Day January 21, 2019
Memorial Day May 27, 2019
Independence Day July 4, 2019
Labor Day September 2, 2019
Veterans Day
(not University Holiday)
 November 11, 2019
Thanksgiving November 28-29, 2019
Christmas December 25, 2019

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: 12/30/18- 12/27/19 for 2019.  University support staff and 12-month unclassified employees may use the Governor’s discretionary day after 6 months of employment.