Faculty and Staff Holiday Schedule

During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, Alfred University will observe the following holidays:

Holiday dates
Holiday Office Closed Date
Independence Day Friday 7/3/2020
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday - Friday 11/26/2020 - 11/27/2020
December Holiday** Wednesday - Friday 12/23/2020 - 12/25/2020
Monday - Friday 12/28/2020 - 1/1/2021
Memorial Day Monday 5/31/2021

Please be reminded that the Memorial Day Holiday for calendar year 2021 will be observed on Monday, May 31, 2021.

**The following four holidays are included in this time period to make it possible to close for a total of 8 days.

  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 and may be taken in 1 hour increments (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 24, 2020 and semester ends Friday, December 11, 2020.
  • Spring Semester: classes begin Tuesday, January 19, 2021 and semester ends Monday, May 10, 2021.