Fayetteville Policies and Procedures 409.2
2016-2017 Holiday Schedule
The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, will observe the following holidays during the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017:
|1.||July 4, 2016||Independence Day|
|2.||September 5, 2016||Labor Day|
|3.||November 24, 2016||Thanksgiving Day|
|4.||November 25, 2016||Thanksgiving Holiday*|
|5.||December 23, 2016||Christmas Eve|
|6.||December 26, 2016||Christmas Day|
|7.||December 27, 2016||In lieu of Veteran's Day|
|8.||December 28, 2016||In lieu of employee's birthday|
|9.||December 29, 2016||Charged to annual leave|
|10.||December 30, 2016||Charged to annual leave|
|11.||January 2, 2017||New Year’s Day|
|12.||January 16, 2017||Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday|
|13.||March 24, 2017||Friday of Spring break, in lieu of George Washington’s/Daisy Gatson Bates’ Day|
|14.||May 29, 2017||Memorial Day|
*If approved by Governor
When a holiday (except December 25) falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed; when December 25 falls on a Saturday, the following Monday is observed. When a holiday (except December 24) falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed.
All regular salaried and non-student extra help employees are eligible to receive holiday pay provided they are in paid status the last scheduled work day before the holiday and the first scheduled work day after the holiday, in accordance with Arkansas Code Ann. §1-5-104.
Employees who work less than full-time may take the holiday at a rate proportionately equal to their time worked. For example, if an employee works half-time, a holiday would be granted equivalent to four (4) hours.