Home - Holiday Schedule
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.
|Independence Day I||Wednesday, July 4 2012||Wednesday, July 4 2012|
|Labor Day I||Monday, September 3 2012||Monday, September 3 2012|
|Columbus Day||Monday, October 8 2012||Monday, October 8 2012|
|Veterans’ Day||Sunday, November 11 2012||Monday, November 12 2012|
|Thanksgiving Day I||Thursday, November 22 2012||Thursday, November 22 2012|
|Day After Thanksgiving Day I||Friday, November 23 2012||Friday, November 23 2012|
|Christmas Day I||Tuesday, December 25 2012||Tuesday, December 25 2012|
|New Year’s Day I||Tuesday, January 1 2013||Tuesday, January 1 2013|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Monday, January 21 2013||Monday, January 21 2013|
|Presidents’ Day||Monday, February 18 2013||Monday, February 18 2013|
|Patriot’s Day||Monday, April 15 2013||Monday, April 15 2013|
|Memorial Day I||Monday, May 27 2013||Monday, May 27 2013|
I Premium holiday pay; Refer to appropriate collective bargaining agreements or employee handbooks.
II Employees represented by collective bargaining agents will be governed by provisions of 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 6, 2012.
Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) begins at sundown on September 16, 2012 and continues through sundown September 18, 2012.
Yom Kippur (Jewish, The Day of Atonement) begins at sundown on September 25, 2012, and concludes at sundown September 26, 2012.
Ramadan (Islamic, month-long fast) starts at sundown on July 20, 2012 and concludes at sundown on August 19, 2012.
Eid al-adha, (a four-day Islamic holiday) starts October 26, 2012