Penn State HR announces the 2021 holiday schedule

January 27, 2021

The 2021 holidays are:

New Year’s Day: Friday, Jan. 1

Memorial Day: Monday, May 31

Independence Day: Monday, July 5

Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 6

Thanksgiving: Thursday, Nov. 25 (The Friday after Thanksgiving is a Campus Closure day.)

December Break: Dec. 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29

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 the appropriate 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 27, 2021