Designated Holidays


2014 Date

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

Monday, January 20, 2014

Presidents' Day

Monday, February 17, 2014

Memorial Day

Monday, May 26, 2014

Independence Day

Friday, July 4, 2014

Labor Day

Monday, September 1, 2014

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 27, 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014

Winter Holiday

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Thursday, December 25, 2014

Winter Closure*

Monday, December 22, 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015

New Year's Day

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Floating Holiday

Date mutually agreed upon between employee and supervisor.

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*Employees in operational units that observe winter closure will receive holiday pay for holidays that fall during the closure, and may use available PTO, floating holiday, accrued vacation, unpaid time off, or any combination of these, on the remaining closure days.

Eligibility for Paid Holidays

You are eligible for paid holidays beginning on your first day of employment if you are normally scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week (50% or more of regular full‐time employment, also known as FTE).

Floating Holiday

A floating holiday is available to all regular employees January 1 of the calendar year and can be taken any time within that calendar year, with supervisory approval.

Holiday Pay Policy

For Stanford’s policy on paid holidays, please refer to Administrative Guide Memo 2.1.13.


Temporary and casual employees are not eligible for paid holidays or a floating holiday.