Time off benefits begin accruing on the first day of employment. Time off accruals are pro-rated based on the employee’s assigned FTE. For more information regarding the Time Off benefits listed below, please refer to the Campus Handbook.

Note: For information regarding Leaves of Absence, please refer to the Campus Handbook or contact Human Resources (x4830), for assistance.

Use of Time Off Benefits When Notice of Termination is Provided

The last day worked will be the effective employment termination date. Employees who have submitted their notice of resignation or retirement may not use their time off benefits (i.e. vacation, sick, floating holiday, weather days, winter break or unused College Holiday) to extend their termination end date.

College Holidays & Winter Break Schedule

College Holidays start accruing on the first day of employment, prorated by the holidays left in the fiscal year and by the employee’s FTE. Accruals there after will occur on July 1st of each fiscal year.

During the 2024–2025 fiscal year, the College will observe designated holidays and winter break on the following dates:

HolidayActual DateDate Observed
Independence DayThursday, July 4Thursday, July 4
Labor DayMonday, September 2Monday, September 2
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 28Thursday, November 28
Native American Heritage DayFriday, November 29Friday, November 29
Winter Break DayMonday, December 23Monday, December 23
Christmas EveTuesday, December 24Tuesday, December 24
Christmas DayWednesday, December 25Wednesday, December 25
Winter Break DayThursday, December 26Thursday, December 26
Winter Break DayFriday, December 27Friday, December 27
Winter Break DayMonday, December 30Monday, December 30
Winter Break DayTuesday, December 31Tuesday, December 31
New Year's DayWednesday, January 1Wednesday, January 1
JuneteenthThursday, June 19Thursday, June 19

Additional information regarding college holidays and winter break can be found in the Campus Handbook.