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 Friday New Year's Day Observed All Offices Closed
18-Jan Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day All Offices Closed
12-Feb Friday Lincoln's Birthday Observed All Offices Open
15-Feb Monday Washington's Birthday Observed All Offices Open
31-May Monday Memorial Day All Offices Closed
19-June Saturday Juneteenth All Offices Closed
5-Jul Monday Independence Day All Offices Closed
6-Sep Monday Labor Day All Offices Closed
11-Oct Monday Columbus Day All Offices Open
2-Nov Tuesday Election Day All Offices Open
11-Nov Thursday Veteran's Day All Offices Open
25-Nov Thursday Thanksgiving All Offices Closed
26-Nov Friday Day After Thanksgiving All Offices Closed
25-Dec Saturday Christmas Day All Offices Closed

Updated: April 16, 2021

Guidance for Employees

January

1/1 New Year's Day

1/18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
 

StateSee the 2021 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

2/15 Washington's Birthday Observed
 

State — See the 2021 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

5/31 Memorial Day

State — See the 2021 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
 — See the 2021 Calendar of Legal Holidays for State Employees.
RF — All holiday accruing employees will receive holiday leave credit for that day.

UBF — Holiday compensation determined by employee’s department.

July

7/4 Independence Day

State —Observed Monday, July 5 See the 2021 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

9/6 Labor Day

State See the 2021 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

10/11 Columbus Day

State — See the 2021 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

11/2 Election Day

State — See the 2021 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 2021 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 Thanksgiving Day

State — See the 2021 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.

 

11/26 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 See the 2021 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.