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Holiday Schedule

FY21 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

The Texas State University System Chancellor has approved the following holiday schedule and energy conservation days for FY21 for TXST:

  • Labor Day: September 7, 2020
  • Thanksgiving: November 26 – 27, 2020
  • Winter Break: December 21, 2020 – January 1, 2021 (December 21 is an energy conservation day)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: January 18, 2021
  • Spring Break: March 15 – 19, 2021 (energy conservation days)
  • Memorial Day: May 31, 2021

More details regarding designated essential offices, optional holidays and comp time are provided below. 

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  • The following have been designated as essential offices to remain open with skeleton crews for the six energy conservation days. Other offices may be requested by their vice president to remain open as well.

    Regular staff who actually work on an official holiday will be allowed compensatory time off during the twelve-month period following the holiday.

    Academic Advising Centers

    IT Assistance Center

    Office of the University Registrar

    Advancement Services

    Information Security Office

    President’s Office

    Alumni Relations

    Loan Collections

    Procurement & Strategic Sourcing

    Communications*

    Mail Services

    Round Rock Campus

    Counseling Center *

    Materials Management & Logistics

    Special Projects

    Deans’ Offices Network Operations

    Student Business Services

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion*

    Office of Educator Preparation

    Student Health Center *

    Facilities-Utility Operations *

    Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

    Technology Resources

    Facilities Planning, Design & Construction

    Office of Provost and Vice Presidents’ Offices

    Travel – Accounts Payable

    Housing and Residential Life

    Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

    University Libraries

    Human Resources *

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    University Police Department

     

    * Emergency and on-call personnel

  • The following have been designated as optional holidays by the Texas Legislature and may be observed in lieu of any official holiday appearing on the above schedule.

    • Yom Kippur: September 28, 2020
    • Cesar Chavez Day: March 31, 2021
    • Good Friday: April 2, 2021
  • Since compensatory time may not be advanced to employees, staff members will need to earn the necessary comp time for the energy conservation days prior to those days. Supervisors must provide ample opportunity for those employees observing energy conservation days to earn the comp time in advance. If comp time is not available, an employee must use available vacation or take leave without pay. Further guidance is outlined in UPPS 04.04.16 Overtime and Compensatory Time Policy, Section 5.03.


FY20 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

As approved by the Board of Regents at its May 2019 meeting, Texas State will observe the following holiday schedule and energy conservation days for FY20:

  • Labor Day: September 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving: November 28 – 29, 2019
  • Winter Break: December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:   January 20, 2020
  • Spring Break:    March 16 – 20, 2020 (energy conservation days)
  • Memorial Day: May 25, 2020

More details regarding designated essential offices, optional holidays and comp time are provided below. 

  • The following have been designated as essential offices to remain open with skeleton crews for the five energy conservation days. Other offices may be requested by their vice president to remain open as well.

    Regular staff who actually work on an official holiday will be allowed compensatory time off during the twelve-month period following the holiday.

    Academic Advising Centers

    IT Assistance Center

    Office of the University Registrar

    Advancement Services

    Information Security Office

    President’s Office

    Alumni Relations

    Loan Collections

    Procurement & Strategic Sourcing

    Communications*

    Mail Services

    Round Rock Campus

    Counseling Center*

    Materials Management & Logistics

    Special Projects

    Deans’ Offices

    Network Operations

    Student Business Services

    Equity and Inclusion*

    Office of Educator Preparation

    Student Health Center*

    Facilities-Utility Operations*

    Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

    Technology Resources

    Facilities Planning, Design & Construction

    Office of Provost and Vice Presidents’ Offices

    Travel – Accounts Payable

    Housing and Residential Life

    Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

    University Libraries

    Human Resources*

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    University Police Department

     

    * Emergency and on-call personnel

  • The following have been designated as optional holidays by the Texas Legislature and may be observed in lieu of any official holiday appearing on the above schedule.

    • Rosh Hashanah: September 30 – October 1, 2019
    • Yom Kippur: October 9, 2019
    • Cesar Chavez Day: March 31, 2020
    • Good Friday: April 10, 2020
  • Since compensatory time may not be advanced to employees, staff members will need to earn the necessary comp time for the energy conservation days prior to those days. Supervisors must provide ample opportunity for those employees observing energy conservation days to earn the comp time in advance.

    If comp time is not available, an employee must use available vacation or take leave without pay. Further guidance is outlined in UPPS 04.04.16 Overtime and Compensatory Time Policy, Section 5.03.

Questions concerning the holiday and energy conservation days scheduled, as well as timekeeping procedures for these days, should be addressed to Human Resources at 245.2557 or email hr@txstate.edu. Questions about who must work on the energy conservation days should be addressed to your supervisor.