Institute Holidays

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

2015 Holiday Day Date Observed
New Year's Day January 1 Thursday, January 1, 2015
*Day after New Year’s January 2 Friday, January 2, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January Monday, January 19, 2015
Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February Monday, February 16, 2015
Patriots' Day 3rd Monday in April Monday, April 20, 2015
Memorial Day Last Monday in May Monday, May 25, 2015
Independence Day July 4 Friday, July 3, 2015
Labor Day 1st Monday in September Monday, September 7, 2015
Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October Monday, October 12, 2015
Veterans' Day November 11 Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November Thursday, November 26, 2015
Day after Thanksgiving Day Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 27, 2015
Day before Christmas Day December 24 Thursday, December 24, 2015
Christmas Day December 25 Friday, December 25, 2015
Day before New Year's Day December 31 Thursday, December 31, 2015
2016 Holiday Day Date Observed
New Year's Day January 1 Friday, January 1, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January Monday, January 18, 2016
Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February Monday, February 15, 2016
Patriots' Day 3rd Monday in April Monday, April 18, 2016
Memorial Day Last Monday in May Monday, May 30, 2016
Independence Day July 4 Monday, July 4, 2016
Labor Day 1st Monday in September Monday, September 5, 2016
Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October Monday, October 10, 2016
Veterans' Day November 11 Friday, November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November Thursday, November 24, 2016
Day after Thanksgiving Day Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 25, 2016
Christmas Day December 25 Monday, December 26, 2016

*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.