Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms Business Policies and Procedures Manual

PERSONNEL
60.76 – Schedule
Revised 1-19

For more information contact:
   Human Resource Services
   509-335-4521

WSU Holidays

Table: Holiday Schedule (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2023)


This schedule is effective for the following campuses and units:

  • WSU Pullman
  • WSU Spokane
  • WSU Tri Cities
  • WSU Vancouver
  • WSU Everett
  • WSU Seattle
  • WSU Global Campus
  • WSU Mt. Vernon Research & Extension Station
  • WSU Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research & Extension Center
  • WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center
  • WSU Vancouver Research and Extension Station
  • WSU Wenatchee Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center
  • USDA Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory

Washington State University closes all nonessential business operations and associated buildings at all of the locations listed above during the period between the Christmas holidays and New Year’s Day, which is generally the last week of December (“December Holiday Reduced Operations”). The University is open for essential operations only, during regular business hours, in accordance with RCW 42.04.060.

Employees remain responsible for complying with annual leave and other leave procedures outlined in the Business Policies and Procedures Manual. (See BPPM 60.56 and 60.57.) The December Holiday Reduced Operations schedule is available on the HRS website.

Collective bargaining unit employees refer to the applicable agreements for information regarding holiday schedules.

HOLIDAY2018-20192019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023
Independence DayJuly 4, 2018July 4, 2019July 3, 2020July 5, 2021July 4, 2022
Labor DaySept. 3, 2018Sept. 2, 2019Sept. 7, 2020Sept. 6, 2021Sept. 5, 2022
Veterans DayNov. 12, 2018Nov. 11, 2019Nov. 11, 2020Nov. 11, 2021Nov. 11, 2022
Thanksgiving DayNov. 22, 2018Nov. 28, 2019Nov. 26, 2020Nov. 25, 2021Nov. 24, 2022
Native American Heritage DayNov. 23, 2018Nov. 29, 2019Nov. 27, 2020Nov. 26, 2021Nov. 25, 2022
Christmas DayDec. 25, 2018Dec. 25, 2019Dec. 25, 2020Dec. 24, 2021Dec. 26, 2022
Christmas Holiday*Dec. 24, 2018Dec. 26, 2019Dec. 24, 2020Dec. 27, 2021Dec. 27, 2022
New Year's DayJan. 1, 2019Jan. 1, 2020Jan. 1, 2021Dec. 31, 2021Jan. 2, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr. DayJan. 21, 2019Jan. 20, 2020Jan. 18, 2021Jan. 17, 2022Jan. 16, 2023
Memorial DayMay 27, 2019May 25, 2020May 31, 2021May 30, 2022May 29, 2023
Personal HolidaySee BPPM 60.56 and 60.57 for information concerning personal holidays.
*WSU observes a Christmas holiday in lieu of President's Day.