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Veterans Day

The University of Kansas will remain open on Veterans Day and scheduled classes will be in session. Only those employees required to conduct necessary business should be requested to work.


All unclassified fiscal year faculty, academic staff, university support staff, and unclassified professional staff are eligible to observe the Veterans Day holiday.

Holiday Compensation Policy

If you are required to work on Veterans Day, compensation will be determined based on the following:

  • Exempt (salaried) unclassified fiscal year faculty, academic staff, and professional staff required to work will receive equivalent time off (i.e., accruing holiday compensation at the rate of one hour for every hour worked)
  • Non-exempt (hourly) and exempt (salaried) University Support Staff, and non-exempt (hourly) unclassified professional staff will receive holiday compensation at the rate of 1.5 hours for each hour worked

Additional Information

Please visit the Holiday Policy » for details on how to report your time, a complete list of all KU holidays, compensation chart, and other holiday leave information.

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