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03.02.110.a Holidays





Subject to the College’s administrative needs for plant maintenance and general operation, the following shall be the approved College holidays:

New Years, January 1 (Friday or Monday when day occurs on weekend)
Martin Luther King, Jr. (3rd Monday in January)
Easter (one day)
Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
Independence Day, July 4th (Friday or Monday, when day occurs on weekend)
Labor Day (1st Monday in September)
Veteran’s Day November 11
Thanksgiving (two days, Thanksgiving Day and Friday)
Winter/Christmas (three days – holidays will be determined each year based upon requirements of the academic calendar)


The College may close on any weekdays that fall between the designated Christmas holidays and New Year holiday at the President’s discretion.