Stephen F. Austin State University

Holiday Schedule

Fourteen holidays are allowed by the State for 2017-2018. The following schedule allows SFA to be closed for five working days at Thanksgiving, eight working days during Christmas, five working days during Spring Break, Memorial Day, and Independence Day, which totals twenty days.

Employees are required to take two days of vacation or compensatory time on November 20 and 21, two days of vacation or compensatory time on December 28 and 29, and two days of vacation or compensatory time on March 15 and 16.

The following are the holidays to be observed by SFA during the FY 2018:

November 20-24 Thanksgiving Break (November 20 and 21 vacation or comp days)
December 21 - January 1 Christmas Break (December 28 and 29 vacation or comp days)
March 12-16 Spring Break (March 15 and 16 vacation or comp days)
May 28 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.