Holiday Schedule


The President of SWOSU may declare other days as compensatory holidays. Future years are anticipated but subject to change at University’s sole discretion.

Occasion Month 2015 2016 2017
New Year's Day January 1, 2 1 2
Martin Luther King Day January 19 18 16
Spring Break March 16, 17 14, 15 13, 14
Memorial Day May 25 30 29
Independence Day July 3 4 3, 4
Labor Day September 7 5 4
Fall Break October 15, 16 20, 21 19, 20
Thanksgiving November 25, 26, 27 23, 24, 25 22, 23, 24
Winter December 24, 25 26, 27, 28 25, 26
*Scheduled Leave December 28, 29, 30, 31 29, 30 27, 28, 29

*Twelve month employees are required to use annual leave on these dates.

Campus Closings

Employees may be required to work during Scheduled Leave, if such work is necessary, benefits SWOSU, and is required or approved by the appropriate supervisor. The Human Resources Office is to be notified of employees designated to work during this time-period.

Note: Some grant funded employees do not follow this holiday schedule. Such individuals should contact their supervisor or the Human Resources Office for additional information.