Penn State Human Resources announces 2020 holiday schedule

January 16, 2020

The 2020 holidays are:

Memorial Day: Monday, May 25, 2020

Independence Day: Saturday, July 4, 2020

Both University policy and collective bargaining agreements provide that if a University holiday falls on an employee’s regularly scheduled day off, the employee receives holiday compensatory time to be used at another time. Therefore, full-time employees who normally do not work Saturdays will receive holiday compensatory time for the Independence Day holiday.

Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 7, 2020

Thanksgiving: Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 (Remember, the Friday after Thanksgiving is a Campus Closure day.)

December Break: Dec. 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2020

For more information regarding holidays:

Staff: Refer to University Policy HR34: Employment Conditions for Staff Employees.

Union-represented employees: Refer to the holiday provisions in respective Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Part-time employees with grandfathered HR05 eligibility: Refer to Grandfathered HR05 Eligibility.

Questions regarding the University holiday schedule should be directed to Human Resource services by calling 814-865-1473 or placing an inquiry via WorkLion.

Last Updated January 16, 2020