Holiday Schedule -- Contractual Employees

2020 Holiday Schedule

All eligible contractual employees, except faculty and those excluded due to their “essential employee” status, will follow this schedule. Eligible full-time contractual employees may receive eight (8) paid holidays, six (6) annual leave days, and three (3) personal/sick leave days. Eligible part-time employees earn leave at half the rate of fulltime employees.

HOLIDAY DATE OBSERVANCE DAY
New Year's Day January 1, 2020 January 1, 2020
Martin L. King, Jr.'s Day January 20, 2020 January 20, 2020
Independence Day July 4, 2020 July 3, 2020
Labor Day September 7, 2020 September 7, 2020
Columbus Day October 12, 2020 December 23, 2020
Thanksgiving Day November 26, 2020 November 26, 2020
American Indian Heritage Day November 27, 2020 November 27, 2020
Governor's Holiday* December 24, 2019 March 20, 2020
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 December 25, 2020

MSU employees will begin the winter recess at the close of business on Monday, December 21, 2020 and will return to work on Monday, January 4, 2021.

*Employees hired after December 24, 2019, are NOT eligible for this holiday.