Stephen F. Austin State University

Holiday Schedule

Thirteen holidays are allowed by the State for 2016-2017. The following schedule allows SFA to be closed for Labor Day, two days at Thanksgiving, eight working days during Christmas, five working days at Spring Break, Memorial Day, and Independence Day, which totals eighteen days.

Employees are required to take three days of vacation or compensatory time on December 28, 29, and 30, and two days of vacation or compensatory time on March 16 and 17.

The following are the holidays to be observed by SFA during the FY 2017:

September 5 Labor Day
November 24 - 25 Thanksgiving Break
December 21 - December 30 Christmas Break (December 28, 29, and 30 vacation or comp days)
March 13 - 17 Spring Break (March 16 and 17 vacation or comp days)
May 29 Memorial Day
July 4 Independence Day

*Employees may observe Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Cesar Chavez Day and/or Good Friday, in lieu of any one or more of the holidays on the University schedule. Employees wishing to substitute holidays should make arrangements with their supervisor for making up lost time.