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Holiday Schedule

FY19 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

As approved by the Board of Regents at its May 2018 meeting, Texas State will observe the following holiday schedule and energy conservation days for FY19:

  • Labor Day: September 3, 2018
  • Thanksgiving: November 22 – 23, 2018
  • Christmas: December 19, 2018 – January 1, 2019 (December 19 – 21 are energy conservation days)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:   January 21, 2019
  • Spring Break:    March 18 – 22, 2019 (energy conservation days)
  • Memorial Day: May 27, 2019
  • Independence Day: July 4, 2019

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 seven 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

    Instructional Technologies Support

    President’s Office

    Advancement Services

    Loan Collections

    Procurement & Strategic Sourcing

    Alumni Relations

    Mail Services

    Round Rock Campus

    Communications*

    Materials Management & Logistics

    Special Projects

    Counseling Center *

    Network Operations

    Student Business Services

    Deans’ Offices Office of Educator Preparation Student Health Center *

    Equity and Inclusion*

    Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

    Technology Resources

    Facilities-Utility Operations *

    Office of Provost and Vice Presidents’ Offices

    Travel – Accounts Payable

    Facilities Planning, Design & Construction

    Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

    University Libraries

    Housing and Residential Life

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    University Police Department

    Human Resources *

    Office of the University Registrar

     

     

    * 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 10 – 11, 2018
    • Yom Kippur: September 19, 2018
    • Good Friday: April 19, 2019
  • 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.

For questions on holiday, energy conservation days or timekeeping procedures contact Human Resources at 5.2557 or hr@txstate.edu.

Questions regarding who must work on the energy conservation days should be addressed to your supervisor.


FY18 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

As approved by the Board of Regents,Texas State will observe the following holiday schedule and energy conservation days for FY17:

  • Labor DaySeptember 4, 2017
  • Thanksgiving: November 23 - 24, 2017
  • ChristmasDecember 21 - January 3, 2017 (December 21 - 22 are energy conservation days)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 15, 2018
  • Spring BreakMarch 12 - 16, 2018 (energy conservation days)
  • Memorial DayMay 28, 2018
  • Independence DayJuly 4, 2018

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 seven 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

    Instructional Technologies Support

    President’s Office

    Advancement Services

    Loan Collections

    Procurement & Strategic Sourcing

    Alumni Relations

    Mail Services

    Round Rock Campus

    Communications*

    Materials Management & Logistics

    Special Projects

    Counseling Center *

    Network Operations

    Student Business Services

    Deans’ Offices

    Office of Associate VP for Research

    Student Health Center *

    Equity and Access *

    Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

    Teacher Education

    Facilities-Utility Operations *

    Office of Provost and Vice Presidents’ Offices

    Technology Resources

    Facilities Planning, Design & Construction

    Office of Sponsored Programs

    Travel – Accounts Payable

    Housing and Residential Life

    Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    University Libraries

    Human Resources *

    Office of the University Registrar

    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 21 - 22, 2017
    • Good Friday: March 30, 2018
  • 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.

For questions on holiday, energy conservation days or timekeeping procedures contact Human Resources at 5.2557 or hr@txstate.edu.

Questions regarding who must work on the energy conservation days should be addressed to your supervisor.