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Holiday & Winter Recess Calendar

Paid University Holidays are observed according to dates indicated below. Holidays specified in union contracts are observed according to those contracts, even if different from this calendar.  Holidays for the NU-Q campus may differ from these dates. Learn more about holiday eligibility and working on holidays here.

Winter Recess refers to the closing of the University’s academic and administrative offices between the scheduled Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve holidays. Winter Recess days are not holidays but are provided in addition to the already scheduled University holidays. Learn more about winter recess here.

Day Date observed
New Year's Day Fri, Jan 1, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Mon, Jan 18, 2021
Memorial Day Mon, May 31, 2021
Independence Day (observed) Mon, July 5, 2021
Labor Day Mon, Sept 6, 2021
Thanksgiving Day Thu, Nov 25, 2021
Day After Thanksgiving Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Christmas Eve (observed) Thu, Dec 23, 2021
Christmas Day (observed) Fri, Dec 24, 2021
Winter Recess
(Learn more about winter recess)
Mon, Dec 27, 2021
Tue, Dec 28, 2021
Wed, Dec 29, 2021
New Year's Eve (observed) Thu, Dec 30, 2021
Fri, Dec 31, 2021 (New Year's Day 2022 observed)

 

Day Date observed
New Year's Day (observed) Fri, Dec 31, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Mon, Jan 17, 2022
Memorial Day Mon, May 30, 2022
Independence Day Mon, July 4, 2022
Labor Day Mon, Sept 5, 2022
Thanksgiving Day Thu, Nov 24, 2022
Day After Thanksgiving Fri, Nov 25, 2022
Christmas Eve (observed) Fri, Dec 23, 2022
Christmas Day (observed) Mon, Dec 26, 2022
Winter Recess
(Learn more about winter recess)
Tue, Dec 27, 2022
Wed, Dec 28, 2022
Thu, Dec 29, 2022
New Year's Eve (observed) Fri, Dec 30, 2022
Mon, Jan 2, 2023 (New Year's Day 2023 observed)



Day Date observed
New Year's Day Wed, Jan 1, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Mon, Jan 20, 2020
Memorial Day Mon, May 25, 2020
Independence Day Fri, July 3, 2020
Labor Day Mon, Sept 7, 2020
Thanksgiving Day Thu, Nov 26, 2020
Day After Thanksgiving Fri, Nov 27, 2020
Christmas Eve Thu, Dec 24, 2020
Christmas Day Fri, Dec 25, 2020
Winter Recess
(Learn more about winter recess.)
Mon, Dec 28, 2020
Tue, Dec 29, 2020
Wed, Dec 30, 2020
New Year's Eve Thu, Dec 31, 2020
Fri, Jan 1, 2021  (New Year's Day 2021)

This 2020 calendar is maintained as a historical reference for the previous year.