CU System Administration Holiday Schedule

2021 Date Day of the Week Holiday
Jan. 1 Friday New Year's Day
Jan. 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
May 31 Monday Memorial Day
July 5 Monday In observance of Independence Day
Sept. 6 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 26 Friday The day after Thanksgiving
Winter break - Dec. 25, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022 *
Dec. 27 Monday Holiday
Dec. 28 Tuesday Holiday
Dec. 29 Wednesday Personal leave (vacation/comp)
Dec. 30 Thursday Personal leave (vacation/comp)
Dec. 31 Friday New Year's Eve

*Winter break includes three holidays and will require two days of personal leave (vacation, administrative leave or governor’s holiday).   

CU Boulder Holiday Schedule

2021 Date Day of the Week Holiday
Jan. 1 Friday New Year's Day
Jan. 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mar. 26 Friday Friday of Spring Break Week
May 31 Monday Memorial Day
July 5 Monday In obeservance of Independence Day
Sept. 6 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 26 Friday The day after Thanksgiving
Winter break - Dec. 25, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022 *
Dec. 27 Monday Holiday
Dec. 28 Tuesday Holiday
Dec. 29 Wednesday Personal leave (vacation/comp)
Dec. 30 Thursday Personal leave (vacation/comp)
Dec. 31 Friday Holiday

*Winter break includes three holidays and will be used on three weekdays between Dec. 25 and Jan.1 and will require two days of personal leave (vacation, administrative leave or governor’s holiday).  CU Boulder will resume campus operations on Jan. 2, 2022 and will be open on Monday, Jan. 2022, the national observance of New Year's Day.

2022 Date Day of the Week Holiday
Jan. 17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mar. 25 Friday Spring Holiday
May 30 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Monday Independence Day
Sept. 5 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 25 Friday The day after Thanksgiving
Winter break - Dec. 25, 2022 to Jan. 1, 2023 *
Dec. 26 Monday Holiday
Dec. 27 Tuesday Holiday
Dec. 28 Wednesday Personal leave (vacation/comp)
Dec. 29 Thursday Personal leave (vacation/comp)
Dec. 30 Friday Holiday

*Winter break includes three holidays and will be used on three weekdays between Dec. 25 and Jan.1 and will require two days of personal leave (vacation, administrative leave or governor’s holiday).  CU Boulder will resume campus operations and will be open on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, the national observance of New Year’s Day. 

UCCS Holiday Schedule

2021 Date Day of the Week Holiday
Jan. 1 Friday New Year's Day
Jan. 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
May 31 Monday Memorial Day
July 5 Friday In observance of Independence Day
Sept. 6 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 26 Friday Floating Holiday (Francis Xavier Cabrini Day*)
Dec. 24 Friday Christmas Eve
Dec. 27 Monday Floating Holiday (Veteran's Day)
Dec. 28 Tuesday UCCS Chancellor's Administrative Day
Dec. 29 Wednesday Mandatory Vacation Day
Dec. 30 Thursday Mandatory Vacation Day
Dec. 31 Friday New Year's Eve

 

NOTE: Department Directors have the discretion to grant requests for Cesar Chavez Day (March 31) in lieu of another holiday within the same fiscal year. Prior to granting requests, please contact the Human Resources Office. 

* Frances Xavier Cabrini Day (first Monday in October), a new legal holiday, will replace Columbus Day (second Monday in October). This was passed by the legislature on Mar. 10, 2020 and signed into law by Governor Polis on Mar. 20, 2020.

2022 Date Day of the Week Holiday
Jan. 3 Monday In observance of New Year's Day
Jan. 17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
May 30 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Monday Independence Day
Sept. 5 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 25 Friday Floating Holiday (Francis Xavier Cabrini Day*)
Dec. 26 Monday In observance of Christmas Day
Dec. 27 Tuesday Floating Holiday (Veteran's Day)
Dec. 28 Wednesday UCCS Chancellor's Administrative Day
Dec. 29 Thursday Mandatory Vacation Day
Dec. 30 Friday Floating Holiday (President's Day)

 

NOTE: Department Directors have the discretion to grant requests for Cesar Chavez Day (March 31) in lieu of another holiday within the same fiscal year. Prior to granting requests, please contact the Human Resources Office. 

* Frances Xavier Cabrini Day (first Monday in October), a new legal holiday, will replace Columbus Day (second Monday in October). This was passed by the legislature on Mar. 10, 2020 and signed into law by Governor Polis on Mar. 20, 2020.

CU Denver Holiday Schedule

2021 Date Day of the Week Holiday
Jan. 1 Friday New Year's Day
May 31 Monday Memorial Day
July 5 Monday In observance of Independence Day
Sept. 6 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Dec. 24 Friday Christmas Eve
Dec. 27 Monday  
Dec. 28 Tuesday  
Dec. 29 Wednesday  
Dec. 30 Thursday  
Dec. 31 Friday New Year's Eve
2022 Date Day of the Week Holiday
May 30 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Monday Independence Day
Sept. 5 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Dec. 26 Monday In observance of Christmas
Dec. 27 Tuesday Floating Holiday (Columbus Day)
Dec. 28 Wednesday Floating Holiday (Veterans Day)
Dec. 29 Thursday Floating Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Dec. 30 Friday Floating Holiday (President's Day)

 

CU Anschutz Medical Campus Holiday Schedule

2021 Date Day of the Week Holiday
Jan. 1 Friday New Year's Day
Jan. 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb. 15 Monday President's Day
May 31 Monday Memorial Day
July 5 Monday Independence Day
Sept. 6 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 26 Friday The day after Thanksgiving
Dec. 23 Thursday In observance of Christmas
Dec. 24 Friday Christmas Eve
Dec. 31 Friday New Year's Eve
2022 Date Day of the Week Holiday
Jan. 17 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb. 21 Monday President's Day
May 30 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Monday Independence Day
Sept. 5 Monday Labor Day
Nov. 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 25 Friday Floating Holiday (Columbus Day)
Dec. 23 Friday Floating Holiday (Veterans Day)
Dec. 26 Monday In observance of Christmas Day