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Holiday Calendar

Calendar Year 2020 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 2020 Official Holiday Schedule for Georgia Southern University.

New Year’s Day Wednesday, January 1
MLK Day Monday, January 20
Memorial Day Monday, May 25
Independence Day Friday, July 3
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Thanksgiving Holidays Thursday-Friday, November 26 & 27
Winter Break Friday-Thursday, December 25-31

Note:  The Winter Break is immediately followed by the Jan. 1, 2021 holidaymeaning the University will be closed for 8 consecutive days.

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: 1/3/2020