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Holiday Calendar

Calendar Year 2019 Holiday Schedule

According to the Board of Regents policy, each institution within the University System of Georgia is allowed twelve (12) paid holidays each calendar year for employees at the institution.  After receiving input from the campus community and consulting the academic calendar, the President’s Cabinet and Staff Council have adopted the following Calendar Year 2019 Official Holiday Schedule for Georgia Southern University.

New Year’s Day Tuesday January 1st
MLK Day Monday January 21st
Memorial Day  Monday May 27th
Independence Day  Thursday July 4th
Labor Day  Monday Sept. 2nd
Thanksgiving Holidays  Thursday Nov. 28th – Friday Nov. 29th
Winter Break  Dec. 25th – Dec. 31st (Wednesday – Tuesday)

All regular benefited employees working full-time or part-time 20 hours or more per week will be paid for the holidays. Non-exempt employees scheduled to work on a holiday, will be given 8 hours of holiday pay plus pay for the actual hours worked on that holiday.

Last updated: 1/3/2019