Designated Holidays

Discretionary Holiday | Paid Holidays | K.A.R. 1-9-2 | Holidays during AWS Pilot Period

Designated holidays for calendar year 2014.  

New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2014
Memorial Day Monday, May 26, 2014
Independence Day Friday, July 4, 2014
Labor Day Monday, September 1, 2014
Veteran's Day Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day (2 days) Thursday, November 27, 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014
Christmas Day (2 1/2 days) Wednesday, December 24, 2014 (half-day)
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Friday, December 26, 2014


It is the intention of the holiday regulation that all full-time employees in regular positions who are entitled to holidays receive credit for a holiday, and that partial credit be given to part-time employees who are entitled to holidays. Unclassified and University Support Staff shall be entitled to such other special holidays as may be declared by the Governor. University Support Staff and unclassified non-exempt employees required to work on such holidays shall be afforded compensatory time or compensation at the rate of one and one-half time for each hour worked. Unclassified exempt staff who accrue annual leave and who are required to work on any listed or special holiday shall be afforded equivalent time off at a later date.

Unclassified and University Support Staff at KUMC who accrue annual leave shall be entitled to one additional holiday per year to be taken at their discretion, subject to the advance approval of the individual's administrative supervisor.

When a legal holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is the officially observed holiday. If a legal holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is the officially observed holiday (K.A.R.1-9-2).

Last modified: Jan 29, 2014