Winter Break Closure
The Winter Closure Plan (WCP) calls for closure of the University from December 25 through January 1 each year.
Day 1: December 25, Christmas Day Observed
Day 2: December 26, Presidents' Day Observed
Day 3: December 27, WBC
Day 4: December 28, WBC
Day 5: December 29, WBC*
Day 6: January 1, New Year's Day Observed
*Depending on your years of service and employment type, you may be required to use one day of vacation time during the WBC. Please refer to Policy 41.001, and to the Guidelines for Vacation and Winter Closure Time [PDF].
AFSCME 1699 employees
All members of the 1699 bargaining unit must report vacation, compensatory time, birthday holiday, or personal leave on their Workforce timesheet in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
AFSCME 3200 Employees
Employees included on the above list must report vacation, compensatory time, birthday holiday, or personal leave on their Workforce time sheet.
The listing above includes administrative hourly employees who must report vacation on their Workforce time sheets.
Payroll systems will not grant vacation time accrual to administrators on their December 31 paycheck who have 1 or more years of continuous service as of December 25. Those administrators with less than 1 continuous year of service as of December 25, will accrue a vacation day for the December 31 pay. This means that salaried Administrators do not need to submit paid time off in MPI: Absence Management for the 5th day to use vacation as required.