Current Holiday Schedule

2018 Holiday Schedule

Mason Flex Holidays

16 hours of flex holiday, to be used with supervisor approval, anytime during 2018

New Year's Day

Observed Monday, January 1, 2018 (part of 2017 winter break which runs through Wednesday, January 3, 2018)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 15, 2018

Memorial Day

Monday, May 28, 2018

Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Labor Day

Monday, September 3, 2018

Thanksgiving Observance

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 (closed all day - 4 additional hours from Mason) through

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Winter Holiday Closing

Saturday, December 22, 2018, through

Sunday, January 6, 20191

In order to receive holiday pay, you must be at work or on paid leave the last scheduled full day before the holiday and the first scheduled work day back after the holiday (e.g. for many, you must be at work or on paid leave on Tuesday, November 20 as well as the first scheduled work day after the holiday). Please be sure to check your leave balances to ensure you have the hours available if you are using leave on these days.

1Monday, January 1, 2019 is a 2019 holiday. Most faculty and staff will return to work on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Please note:

1. Winter Graduation is on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

2. Some salaried employees may be required to work during scheduled holidays in order to provide necessary services (e.g. Mason Recreation, Police, HR & Payroll, Athletics, Advancement, Registrar, Admissions, etc.). In these cases the employee will receive compensatory time for the hours worked to be used within one year. Wage employees who work during scheduled holidays will not receive compensatory time.