Official Staff Holiday Schedule
UK Holiday Schedule for the 2014-15 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015)
The University of Kentucky observes the following holidays, except where continuous service is essential, in accordance with UK Human Resources Policies and Procedures #83.0 – Holiday Leave. Please refer to policy #83.0 for detailed information regarding holiday leave.
|Independence Day||July 4, 2014||Friday|
|Labor Day||September 1, 2014||Monday|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 27, 2014||Thursday|
|Day after Thanksgiving*||November 28, 2014||Friday|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 2014||Thursday|
Special Holidays/Bonus Days **
To receive the Special Holidays,
you must be employed on
or before November 2, 2014
in a regular position.
|December 26, 2014||Friday|
|December 29, 2014||Monday|
|December 30, 2014||Tuesday|
|December 31, 2014||Wednesday|
|New Year’s Day||January 1, 2015||Thursday|
|Special Holiday (Campus/Non-UK HealthCare) ***||January 2, 2015||Friday|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||January 19, 2015||Monday|
|Memorial Day||May 25, 2015||Monday|
|Independence Day||July 3, 2015||Friday|
* Employees of UK HealthCare who do not normally receive the Friday after Thanksgiving as a holiday are provided a “floating” holiday in place of this calendar day.
** Staff must be employed in a regular position on or before November 2, 2014 to receive these days. Regular employees with an FTE of 0.5 or greater shall be granted (4) Special Holidays (Bonus Days) off with pay on a pro-rata basis. Employees who leave employment at UK prior to January 1, 2015 are not eligible for special holidays.
*** With the closure of our main academic campus after the work day on Wednesday, December 24 and re-opening on Monday, January 5, eligible campus (non-UK HealthCare) employees will receive one additional special holiday – Friday, Jan. 2 – beyond the four (Dec. 26-31) typically provided in most years. Read related holiday announcement for details.
Questions concerning holiday leave should be addressed to Human Resources, Employee Relations Office, at (859) 257-8758.