The University of Kansas provides paid holidays to employees to help balance work and family responsibilities.
University Support Staff (USS), Unclassified Professional Staff (UPS), and fiscal year faculty and academic staff are eligible for paid holidays. Academic year faculty/academic staff, temporary employees (including students), and part-time employees who work irregular schedules are not eligible for paid holidays.
The table below provides the holiday schedule for the calendar years listed below.
|New Year's Day||Fri., December 31, 2021||Mon., January 2, 2023|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Mon., January 17, 2022||Mon., January 16, 2023|
|Memorial Day||Mon., May 30, 2022||Mon., May 29, 2023|
|Independence Day||Mon., July 4, 2022||Tues., July 4, 2023|
|Labor Day||Mon., September 5, 2022||Mon., September 4, 2023|
|Veterans Day||Fri., November 11, 2022||Fri., November 10, 2023|
|Thanksgiving||Thurs., November 24, 2022|
Fri., November 25, 2022
|Thurs., November 23, 2023|
Fri., November 24, 2023
|Christmas||Mon., December 26, 2022||Mon., December 25, 2023|
May be used between Sun.,Dec. 26, 2021
and Sat.,Dec. 24, 2022.
May be used between Sun., December 25, 2022
and Sat., December 23, 2023.
- When a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday will be observed on either Friday or Monday, respectively.
- In certain circumstances, staff and fiscal year faculty/academic staff may be required to work on a holiday due to the needs of the department.
- To learn more about eligibility, compensation, and time reporting guidelines, please refer to the Holiday Policy.