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The Administrative Policies

TAP NO. 14: HOLIDAYS/HOLY DAYS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE/PROFESSIONAL AND SUPPORT EMPLOYEES (Non-Represented Employees)

The University observes the following regular holidays listed below. Full-time, non-temporary, administrative/professional, and support employees (except those necessary to maintain essential services) are not required to work on these days. Any holiday which falls on a Saturday is observed on the preceding Friday; any holiday which falls on a Sunday is observed on the following Monday.

Regular University Holidays:

• New Year's Day
• Good Friday
• Memorial Day
• Independence Day
• Labor Day
• Thanksgiving Day
• Christmas Day

Regular University Holidays
Full-time, non-exempt, hourly paid support employees: Full-time, administrative/professional salaried employees:
Any full-time, non-exempt, hourly paid employees who are required to work on a regular holiday will be paid time and one-half their base hourly rate and will be given an additional day of paid (compensatory) vacation. Any full-time, administrative/professional salaried employees required to work on any of the regular holiday will receive an additional day of paid (compensatory) vacation.

Holy Days of Obligation, Authorized Holidays and Special Authorized Holidays:
The University observes the following holy days of obligation and authorized holidays:

• Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
• Holy Thursday
• Holy Saturday
• Ascension Thursday
• The Assumption
• All Saints Day
• Feast of the Immaculate Conception
• The Friday following Thanksgiving
• The last regularly scheduled working day before Christmas
• The last regularly scheduled working day before New Year's Day
• Additional holidays (special authorized) may be approved by the President.

Employees are not required to work if any of these days fall on a regularly scheduled work day.

Holy Days of Obligation, Authorized Holidays and Special Authorized Holidays
Full-time, non-exempt, hourly paid support employees: Full-time, administrative/professional salaried employees:
Any full-time, non-exempt, hourly paid employees who are required to work on any of the holy days of obligation, authorized or special authorized holidays observed by the University will be paid at their regular hourly rate and receive an additional day of paid (compensatory) vacation. Any full-time, administrative/professional salaried employees required to work on any of the holy days of obligation, authorized or special authorized holidays observed by the University will receive an additional day of paid (compensatory) vacation.

Use of Compensatory Vacation Days:

All compensatory vacation days earned should be used as soon as reasonably possible and must be used within the employee's employment anniversary cycle.

Payment in Lieu of Receiving a Compensatory Vacation Days:

Senior Department Heads have the option to provide payment in lieu of an additional day of paid compensatory vacation for full-time, hourly paid support employees. Payment requires funding to be available from the department budget and divisional vice president approval. (Employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement should refer to the labor contract).

Full-time, administrative/professional salaried employees who earn compensatory vacation do not have an option to receive payment for time worked.

Compensatory vacation days will not be paid out upon termination of employment.

REV: 8/2014

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