I. Summary

Employees are eligible to receive holiday pay in accordance with the nature of their appointment and in adherence to specific policy or collective bargaining agreements.

There are thirteen (13) administrative holidays observed by the University.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Cesar Chavez Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday following Thanksgiving Day
  • December 24
  • December 25
  • December 31

Unless an alternate day is designated by the University, when a holiday falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed as the holiday, and when the holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday is observed as the holiday.

II. Related Policies, Contract Articles and References

  1. Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) - employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement:

    • Absence from Work Policy

  2. Union Agreements - employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement

  3. UC Santa Cruz Biweekly Payroll Calendar