UB Holiday Calendar

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The holiday calendar includes the holidays officially observed by all UB employees (paid by the state, Research Foundation or UB Foundation).

Holiday Schedule

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Date Day Occasion Office Status
1-Jan Saturday New Year's Day Observed All Offices Closed
17-Jan Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day All Offices Closed
12-Feb Saturday Lincoln's Birthday  All Offices Closed
21-Feb Monday Washington's Birthday Observed All Offices Open
30-May Monday Memorial Day All Offices Closed
19-June Sunday Juneteenth  All Offices Closed
20-June Monday Juneteenth Observed All Offices Closed
4-Jul Monday Independence Day All Offices Closed
5-Sep Monday Labor Day All Offices Closed
10-Oct Monday Indigenous Peoples Day  All Offices Open
8-Nov Tuesday Election Day All Offices Open
11-Nov Friday Veteran's Day All Offices Open
24-Nov Thursday Thanksgiving All Offices Closed
25-Nov Friday Day After Thanksgiving All Offices Closed
25-Dec Sunday Christmas Day All Offices Closed
26-Dec Monday Christmas Day Observed All Offices Closed

Updated: January 4, 2022

Guidance for Employees

January

1/1 New Year's Day

1/17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
 

StateSee the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

February

2/12 Lincoln's Birthday Observed

2/21 Washington's Birthday Observed
 

State — See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

March

No holidays observed.

April

No holidays observed.

May

5/30 Memorial Day

State — See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

June

6/19 Juneteenth

State
 — Observed on Monday, June 20, 2022 - See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Observed on Monday, June 20, 2022. 
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

July

7/4 Independence Day

StateSee the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

August

No holidays observed.

September

9/5 Labor Day

State See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

October

10/10 Indigenous Peoples Day 

State — See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

November

11/8 Election Day

State — See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

 

11/11 Veteran's Day

State — See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

 

11/24 Thanksgiving Day

State — See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Employees required to work on a holiday will receive holiday leave credit. Time off should be scheduled when convenient for the employee and supervisor. No employee may receive holiday leave credit in excess of hours normally worked.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

 

11/25 Day After Thanksgiving

State — (Thanksgiving Friday) is not a holiday. Although the university is officially open, only essential services will be maintained. Employees who do not work should charge the day to available leave credits (excluding sick leave). The President has designated that Election Day can be used the day after Thanksgiving.
RF — (Thanksgiving Friday) is not a holiday. Although the university is officially open, only essential services will be maintained. Employees who do not work should charge the day to available leave credits (excluding sick leave) or take leave without pay.
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

December

12/25 Christmas Day

State Observed on Monday, December 26, 2022 -See the 2022 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — Observed on Monday, December 26, 2022
UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.