• Institute Holidays

Institute Holidays

The following are recognized Institute Holidays and Special Holidays* and the day/dates on which they are observed.

2017 Holiday Day Date Observed
New Year's Day January 1 Monday, January 2, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January Monday, January 16, 2017
Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February Monday, February 20, 2017
Patriots' Day 3rd Monday in April Monday, April 17, 2017
Memorial Day Last Monday in May Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day July 4 Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day 1st Monday in September Monday, September 4, 2017
Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October Monday, October 9, 2017
Veterans Day November 11 Friday, November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November Thursday, November 23, 2017
Day after Thanksgiving Day Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 24, 2017
Christmas Day December 25 Monday, December 25, 2017
Day After Christmas Day
Special Holiday Closing*
December 26 Tuesday, December 26, 2017
2018 Holiday Day Date Observed
New Year's Day January 1 Monday, January 1, 2018
Day After New Year's Day
Special Holiday Closing*
January 2 Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January Monday, January 15, 2018
Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February Monday, February 19, 2018
Patriots' Day 3rd Monday in April Monday, April 16, 2018
Memorial Day Last Monday in May Monday, May 28, 2018
Independence Day July 4 Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Labor Day 1st Monday in September Monday, September 3, 2018
Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October Monday, October 8, 2018
Veterans Day November 11 Monday, November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November Thursday, November 22, 2018
Day after Thanksgiving Day Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 23, 2018
Christmas Day December 25 Tuesday, December 25, 2018

*In some years, MIT also announces one or two Special Holidays. Application of any Special Holiday Closings to employees represented by a collective bargaining agreement will be discussed with union representatives.

Questions concerning this schedule and related policies and procedures should be referred to your HRO.