Stephen F. Austin State University

Holiday Schedule

Fifteen holidays are allowed by the State for 2019-2020. 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, and Memorial Day, which totals nineteen days.

Employees are required to take one day of paid leave on November 25, one day of paid leave on December 27, and two days of paid leave on March 12 and 13.

The following are the holidays to be observed by SFA during the FY 2020:

November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break (November 25 paid leave day)
December 23 - January 1 Christmas Break (December 27 paid leave day)
March 9-13 Spring Break (March 12 and 13 paid leave days)
May 25 Memorial 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.