Holiday Schedule -- Regular Employees

2021 Holiday Schedule

HOLIDAY DATE OBSERVANCE DAY
New Years Day January 1, 2021 January 1, 2021
Martin L. King, Jr.'s Day January 18, 2021 January 18, 2021
President's Day February 15, 2021 December 22, 2021
Memorial Day May 31, 2021 May 31, 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
Veteran's Day November 11, 2021 December 27, 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
University Holiday** December 28, 2021 December 28, 2021
University Holiday** December 29, 2021 December 29, 2021
University Holiday** December 30, 2021 December 30, 2021
New Years Day January 1, 2022 December 31, 2021

The last working day for MSU employees before the winter recess will be Tuesday, December 21, 2020, and return to work on Monday, January 3, 2022. Employees must be in a paid employment status on the calendar date of the holiday, regardless of the date observed, to be eligible for full holiday pay.

**University holidays for all new employees will be earned on a pro-rata basis. Persons whose employment begins on or after January 1 would be entitled to three (3) days. Those whose employment begins on or after March 1 would earn two (2) days. Those whose employment begins on or after May 1 would earn one (1) day.

**Employees hired after July 1, 2020, are NOT eligible for University Holidays.

**Employees who leave the university prior to December 25 would forfeit all unused university holidays.