Chapter Two:  Personnel
Procedure Title: Designated Holidays
Based On: Board Policies 1, 3, 4, 8, and 9
Procedure Number: 2.40
Date Adopted/Revised: June 25, 2001; November 21, 2006; May 15, 2007

  1. The College will observe the following holidays:

  2. The College will observe the state schedule of holidays in terms of the total number of days; however, there is some variance in the specific days, as described below

    Veteran’s Day, George Washington’s Birthday/Daisy Bates Day, and Employee’s Birthday are not taken at their originally scheduled time in order that they might be taken between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

    The Governor may issue an Executive Proclamation and proclaim additional days as holidays in observance of special events or for other reasons. In such cases, the College will also observe such holidays at that time or schedule them for a time that will have less impact on the instructional program.

    New Year’s Day January 1
    Martin Luther King, Jr./Robert E. Lee Day January (as observed)
    Memorial Day Last Monday in May
    Independence Day July 4
    Labor Day First Monday in September
    Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November
    Christmas Eve December 24
    Christmas Day December 25
    Christmas Break As set annually
    New Year’s Eve December 31