Holiday Schedule

REVISED:  Schedule of Approved Holidays for UIC Fiscal Year 2021

A PDF version of this calendar is also available.

GROUP A

Applies to all staff members except those listed under Group B:

HOLIDAYSDAYS OBSERVED
Independence Day HolidayFriday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day HolidayMonday, September 7, 2020
Election Day Holiday **Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 26, 2020
Designated Holiday #1 Friday, November 27, 2020
Half Gift/Half Excused Day *Thursday, December 24, 2020
Christmas Day HolidayFriday, December 25, 2020
Designated Holiday #2 Monday, December 28, 2020
Gift Day *Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Gift Day *Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Gift Day *Thursday, December 31, 2020
New Year’s Day HolidayFriday, January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King DayMonday, January 18, 2021
Memorial Day HolidayMonday, May 31, 2021
Plus
Two Floating Holidays

*This schedule grants three (3) gift days and one (1) excused/gift day over the December/January holiday break. Employees do not use any accrued leave benefits during this time.

 

**Under legislation signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the University of Illinois System will observe a state holiday on this year’s Election Day, November 3, 2020.

 

 

GROUP B

Applies to all employees working in essential units, including but not limited to the University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics; Biologic Resources Laboratory; units reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, including Campus Auxiliary Services (CAS) Administration, CAS Facilities, Campus Housing, Counseling Center, Dean of Students, Dining Services, Dorin Forum, Student Affairs IT, Student Centers, Credit Union I Arena, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs; Academic Computing and Communications Center (ACCC, including ACCC Telecommunication Services); John Marshall Law School (JMLS) Plant and Real Estate Operations and JMLS Security Operations; and units reporting to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, including Facilities Management, Utilities and Energy Services, Parking Services, Environmental Health and Safety, Planning, Sustainability and Project Management, and the UIC Police Department:

HOLIDAYSDAYS OBSERVED
Independence Day HolidayFriday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day HolidayMonday, September 7, 2020
Election Day Holiday **Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 26, 2020
Half Gift/Half Excused Day *Thursday, December 24, 2020
Christmas Day HolidayFriday, December 25, 2020
Gift Day *Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Gift Day *Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Gift Day *Thursday, December 31, 2020
New Year’s Day HolidayFriday, January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King DayMonday, January 18, 2021
Memorial Day HolidayMonday, May 31, 2021
Plus
Four Floating Holidays

* This schedule grants three (3) gift days and one (1) excused/gift day over the December/January holiday break. Group B employees of the UI Hospital and Clinics will receive the gift days as additional floating holidays that may be used any time between December 29, 2020, and June 30, 2021, with supervisor approval. All other Group B employees required to work on the gift days may schedule alternate days off between December 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

 

**Under legislation signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the University of Illinois System will observe a state holiday on this year’s Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020. While eligible faculty and staff will receive paid holiday time on Election Day, the University of Illinois System never fully closes, and essential operations will continue. Holiday usage and pay policies will apply, as they do for other designated holidays. Employees who are required to work also may be eligible for paid time off to vote under General Election voting leave policies. Eligible employees should work with their supervisors ahead of time to schedule a time to vote when unit operations allow.

 

The determination regarding the eligibility of employees of the University of Illinois Hospital and Clinics will be communicated via a separate communication.

 

Please contact Susan Balmes (balmes@uic.edu) or Joanna Wolek (jwolek@uic.edu) if you have any questions or need further information. University of Illinois Hospital and Clinic staff should contact mcpayrll@uic.edu with questions.