Holiday Schedule

UNCW Holiday Schedule 2015 - 2017

The complete UNCW Holiday Schedule for 2014 through 2017 can be found here.

Holiday Schedule 2015


Holiday Day of the Week Observance Day
New Year's Day


Jan 1, 2015

Martin Luther King Day Monday Jan 19, 2015
Good Friday Friday April 3, 2015
Memorial Day Monday May 25, 2015
Independence Day Friday July 3, 2015
Labor Day Monday Sept 7, 2015
Thanksgiving Thursday - Friday Nov 26 - 27, 2015
Winter Break Thursday - Friday Dec 24, 2015 - Jan 1, 2016**


**Winter Break holidays are Dec. 24, 25, 28, 29, 2015 and Jan. 1, 2016; required vacation days are Dec. 30 and 31, 2015.

When a holiday falls on Saturday, the university recognizes the preceding Friday; when a holiday falls on Sunday, the university usually recognizes the holiday the following Monday.

Two of the holidays indicated above (Good Friday and Christmas Day) are regarded as religious holidays. An employee wishing to observe different religious holidays may request a "holiday exchange." If operational requirements permit, the employee may work on the holiday observed by the university in exchange for a day off to accommodate a religious holiday of the employee's preference. If operations do not permit working on the holiday observed by the university, the employee may take vacation leave on religious holidays of preference. For additional information, call Human Resources at extension 2-2033.

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