Administrative Services


Holiday Schedule

Most state employees receive these holidays.

From the Classified System Personnel Rules and Regulations:

003.01 Weekend Holidays. When a holiday falls on the first day of an employee’s weekend, it shall be observed on the preceding day. When a holiday falls on the second day of an employee’s weekend, it shall be observed on the following day. A weekend is two consecutive days off, whether they be Saturday/Sunday, Tuesday/Wednesday, Friday/Saturday, etc.

If you are covered under one of the bargaining unit contracts, please ask your Agency Personnel Contact about holiday leave for your position.

Or, visit our Publications page. From there, you can view the Rules & Regulations, or the specific Labor Contracts.

State Holidays


When celebrated

New Year's Day

January 1

Martin Luther King Day

Third Monday in January

President's Day

Third Monday in February

Arbor Day

Last Friday in April

Memorial Day

Last Monday in May

Independence Day

July 4

Labor Day

First Monday in September

Columbus Day

Second Monday in October

Veterans Day

November 11

Thanksgiving Day

Fourth Thursday in November

Day after Thanksgiving

Friday following Thanksgiving

Christmas Day

December 25

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