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Recognized Holidays for Fiscal Year 2021

July 03, 2020

The following holidays will be observed by the University in the upcoming fiscal year (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021) on the dates listed below:

Independence Day, Friday, July 3, 2020

Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2020

Thanksgiving, Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27, 2020

Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2020

New Year’s Day, Friday, January 1, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 18, 2021

Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021

Each year, the President, Provost, and Executive Vice President assess the feasibility of observing Penn’s traditional Special Winter Vacation. Thus, the Special Winter Vacation granted to faculty and staff will be December 28, 29, 30, and 31, 2020. If an employee is required to work to continue departmental operations for part or all of this period, the Special Winter Vacation can be rescheduled for some other time.

Staff members who are absent from work either the work day before a holiday, the work day after a holiday, or both days, will receive holiday pay if that absence is charged to pre-approved paid time off or to sick time substantiated by a written note from the staff member’s health care provider.

Vacations and holidays for hospital employees or those staff members in collective bargaining units are governed by the terms of hospital policies or their respective collective bargaining agreements.

  Fiscal Year 2021 Fiscal Year 2022 Fiscal Year 2023
Independence Day Fri., 7/3/20 (observed) Mon., 7/5/21 (observed) Mon., 7/4/22
Labor Day Mon., 9/7/20 Mon., 9/6/21 Mon., 9/5/22
Thanksgiving Thurs., & Fri,
11/26, 11/27/20
Thurs., & Fri,
11/25, 11/26/21
Thurs., & Fri,
11/24, 11/25/22
Christmas Day Fri., 12/25/20 Fri., 12/24/21 (observed) Mon., 12/26/22 (observed)
New Year’s Day Fri., 1/1/21 Fri., 12/31/21 (observed) Mon., 1/2/23 (observed)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Mon., 1/18/21 Mon., 1/17/22 Mon., 1/16/23
Memorial Day Mon., 5/31/21 Mon., 5/30/22 Mon., 5/29/23