• Institute Holidays

Institute Holidays

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

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
Special Holiday December 23 Friday, December 23, 2016
Christmas Day December 25 Monday, December 26, 2016
Special Holiday December 30 Friday, December 30, 2016
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

*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.