Holiday Schedule

Scheduled and Unscheduled Holidays

The nine (9) scheduled and three (3) unscheduled holidays recognized by Augusta University are as follows:

Scheduled Holidays:

  1. New Year's Day
  2. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  3. Memorial Day
  4. Independence Day
  5. Labor Day
  6. Thanksgiving Day
  7. Day after Thanksgiving
  8. Christmas Eve
  9. Christmas Day

Scheduled holidays falling on Saturday are usually observed on the preceding Friday, and those falling on Sunday are usually observed on the following Monday, except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The New Year's Day holiday must be observed in the calendar year of the holiday.

When Christmas Eve falls on a Friday, Christmas holidays will be observed on the Thursday and Friday preceding Christmas Day. When Christmas Eve falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday and the following Monday will be observed as a holiday. When Christmas Eve falls on Sunday, Christmas Day, Monday and Tuesday will be observed as holidays. At all other times, Christmas holidays will be observed on December 24 and December 25.

Unscheduled Holidays Available:

  1. February 1
  2. May 1
  3. August 1

Unscheduled holidays must be taken before December 31 annually. Unscheduled holidays may not be taken before the available date as indicated above. You must request the use of unscheduled holidays through your department by following the department's guidelines for requesting leave. Please check with your supervisor for guidance if needed.

Please note: Calendars are subject to change due to the operational mission of the institution.