Holiday Schedule -- Contractual Employees

2021 Holiday Schedule

All eligible contractual employees, except faculty and those excluded due to their “essential employee” status, will follow this schedule. Eligible full-time contractual employees may receive nine (9) paid holidays, six (6) annual leave days, and three (3) personal/sick leave days. Eligible part-time employees earn leave at half the rate of fulltime employees.

HOLIDAY DATE OBSERVANCE DAY
New Year's Day January 1, 2021 January 1, 2021
Martin L. King, Jr.'s Day January 18, 2021 January 18, 2021
Independence Day July 4, 2021 July 5, 2021
Labor Day September 6, 2021 September 6, 2021
Columbus Day October 11, 2021 December 23, 2021
Thanksgiving Day November 25, 2021 November 25, 2021
American Indian Heritage Day November 26, 2021 November 26, 2021
Christmas Day December 25, 2021 December 24, 2021
New Years Day January 1, 2022 December 31, 2021

MSU employees will begin the winter recess at the close of business on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 and will return to work on Monday, January 3, 2022.