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University Holidays

Roosevelt University observes the following holidays:

2013 2014  2015
Martin Luther King Day January 21 January 20  January 19
Memorial Day May 27 May 26  May 25
Independence Day July 4 July 4  July 3
Labor Day September 2 September 1  September 7
Thanksgiving November 28 November 27  November 26
Day after Thanksgiving November 29 November 28  November 27
Christmas Eve December 24 December 24  December 24
Christmas Day December 25 December 25  December 25
New Year’s Eve December 31 December 31  December 31
New Year’s January 1, 2014 January 1, 2015  January 1, 2016

  • In addition to the observed holidays above, all full-and part-time (20 hours or more per week) administrators are eligible for a winter floating holiday. This paid holiday must be taken during one of the weeks in which the Christmas Day or New Year's Day holidays are observed. This holiday must be requested and approved by your supervisor and must be coordinated with all eligible staff members in each department so consider submitting your request soon.
  • In addition to the observed holidays above, all clerical employees are eligible for two floating days and a winter floating holiday after sixty (60) days of employment. The date of the floating days shall be set by mutual agreement between the employee and their supervisor and the employee must provide their supervisor with ten (10) working days advance notice. The winter floating holiday must be taken during one of the weeks in which the Christmas Day or New Year's Day holidays are observed.