Faculty and Staff Holiday Schedule

During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2025, Alfred University will observe the following holidays:

Holiday Office Closed Date

Independence Day

Administrative Day





Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday - Friday 11/28/2024 - 11/29/2024
December Holiday**
Monday - Friday 12/23/2024 - 12/27/2024
Monday - Wednesday 12/30/2024 - 1/1/2025
Memorial Day Monday 5/26/2025
Juneteenth 2024 Thursday 6/19/2025

**The following four holidays are included as part of the December Holiday:

  1. President's Day
  2. Martin Luther King's Birthday
  3. Veteran's Day
  4. Columbus Day

It is University policy to allow paid time off up to ½ day for personnel to observe one major religious holiday each calendar year.

Personal Day & Floating Holiday: These days may be taken any time during the calendar year (anniversary year for Statutory employees); all such days are subject to supervisor approval.

Vacation Time: these days must be taken in half day increments; all days are subject to supervisor approval.

Sick Time: These days may be taken in 1 hour increments to attend medical appointments. A doctor's statement that an employee is physically capable of resuming normal duties will be required following hospital admission, surgery or absence of more than three (3) consecutive workdays due to illness.


  • Fall Semester: Classes begin Monday, August 26, 2024 and semester ends Friday, December 13, 2024
  • Spring Semester: Classes begin Tuesday, January 21, 2025 and semester ends Monday, May 12, 2025