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Listed below is the University of Maine System official holiday schedule.  Any future announcement from Human Resources about a particular holiday will be based on this schedule.

2013 Holidays
Day/Date
Day/Date Allowed**
Thursday, July 4
Thursday, July 4
Monday, September 2
Monday, September 2
Monday, October 14
Monday, October 14
Monday, November 11
Monday, November 11
Thursday, November  28
Thursday, November 28
Friday, November 29
Friday,  November 29
Wednesday, December 25
Wednesday, December 25
2014 Holidays
Day/Date
Day/Date Allowed**
New Year’s Day*
Wednesday, January 1
Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 20
Monday, January 20
Monday, February 17
Monday, February 17
Monday, April 21
Monday, April 21
Memorial Day*
Monday, May 26
Monday, May 26
* Premium holiday pay; refer to appropriate collective bargaining agreements or employee handbooks.

 

** Employees represented by collective bargaining agents will be governed by provisions of their collective bargaining agreement.

 

In addition to University recognized holidays, it is important to accommodate the observance of various religious traditions for those staff who need to be absent for religious holidays throughout the year.

 

For planning purposes, please note the following important religious holidays:

 

  • Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday, falls on April 18, 2014.
  • Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) begins at sundown on September 4, 2013 and continues through sundown on September 6, 2013.
  • Yom Kippur (Jewish, The Day of Atonement) begins at sundown on September 13, 2013 and concludes at sundown September 14, 2013.
  • Ramadan (Islamic, month-long fast) starts at sundown on July 9, 2013 and concludes with the start of the three day holiday of Eid al-Fitr on August 8, 2013.
  • Eid al-adha, (a four-day Islamic holiday) starts October 15, 2013.

 


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