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Policy Statement

The following holidays and holy days are observed by Marywood University:

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Good Friday
Easter Monday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

In the event that a holiday or holy day falls on a weekend, another day will be substituted and noted on the University calendar.

Employees are compensated for holidays and holydays as follows:

Regular full-time employees are paid at their regular rate.

Regular part-time employees are paid for a holiday that falls on their regularly scheduled workday.

If student services are needed on a holiday, offices serving students may be required to open. Such determination will be made by the respective vice president. Salaried employees who are required to work on a holiday will be entitled to take that day later, up through June 30, with the approval of the immediate supervisor. Hourly employees who are required to work on a holiday will be paid for the holiday plus hours worked.

When the University is closed on holidays and the Day Care Center is open, salaried employees at the Day Care Center are entitled to take the days later in the same fiscal year, with the approval of their immediate supervisors. Hourly employees of the Day Care Center will be paid for the holiday plus hours worked.

Related Policies


07/01/91 - Reaffirmed with publication of Personnel Manual
03/17/95 - Reference to need for Day Care Center personnel added
03/14/98 - Reference to required services on holidays added
01/30/06 - Cyclical review approved
09/25/12 - Revision approved by the President of the University to include Martin Luther King, Jr.