UNCSA 2023 Holiday Schedule
|New Year’s Day||January 2||Monday|
|Martin Luther King Birthday||January 16||Monday|
|Memorial Day||May 29||Monday|
|Independence Day||July 4||Tuesday|
|Labor Day||September 4||Monday|
|Winter Holiday||December 25-27
|Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
|Winter Break (University closed)||December 29**||Friday|
The State of North Carolina authorizes 12 holidays each year, three of which must fall at Christmas. The campuses of the UNC system observe the same number of holidays as those provided to other state agencies; however, each campus sets its specific holiday schedule based on institutional needs.
Christmas will be observed on December 25, 2023; December 26, 2023; and December 27, 2023.
*To maximize the number of class days during the semester, the Good Friday and Veteran’s
Day holidays with be observed on June 19, 2023, and December 28, 2023.
**To make the Winter Holiday a five-day break, employees will be required to use vacation leave; bonus leave; special leave; or compensatory time (8 hours total) on December 29, 2023.
University Opens on Tuesday, January 2, 2024
In addition to the listed holidays, all employees have up to eight hours of Personal Observance Leave each calendar year (prorated for part-time employees) which may be used. Refer to the HR Leave Administration webpage for more information.