Stephen F. Austin State University

Holiday Schedule

Fourteen holidays are allowed by the State for 2015-2016. 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 two days of vacation or compensatory time on December 30 and 31 and two days of vacation or compensatory time on March 17 and 18.

The following are the holidays to be observed by SFA during the FY 2016:

September 7 Labor Day
November 26 - 27 Thanksgiving Break
December 23 - January 1 Christmas Break (December 30 and 31 vacation or comp days)
March 14 - 18 Spring Break (March 17 and 18 vacation or comp days)
May 30 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.