2014 Holiday Schedule


Wesleyan University’s Holiday Schedule for 2014

For 2014, the University will observe thirteen (13) holidays.  Ten (10) of these occur on the following dates:

New Year’s Day Wednesday January 1
Martin Luther King’s Birthday Monday January 20
Memorial Day Monday May 26
Independence Day Friday July 4
Labor Day Monday September 1
Thanksgiving Thursday November 27
Friday November 28
Christmas Eve Wednesday December 24
Christmas Day Thursday December 25
New Year’s Eve Wednesday December 31

Three additional floating holidays, chosen by you with the approval of your department head, are also granted under the University’s holiday policy for 2014.

Classes will be in session on Labor Day.  Administrative staff employees who are required to work on Labor Day by their department head will receive an additional floating holiday for 2014.  If required to work that day by their supervisors, bargaining unit employees should follow the provisions outlined in the “Holidays” section of their respective union contracts.  Supervisors and department heads must receive cabinet level approval before requiring any employee to work on Labor Day.

At this time the University plans to continue to close most offices and maintenance operations during the Christmas – New Year’s holiday period (Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Thursday, January 1, 2015).  If you are not required to work, you will be asked to cooperate in this effort by taking vacation, personal days, or elective floating holidays on December 26, December 29,  and December 30, 2014.  Offices will re-open Friday, January 2, 2015.

We hope that this information will be helpful for you to plan for the holidays.  Please call the Human Resources Department at extension 2100 with any questions.