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Northwestern provides paid time off to all regular full time and regular part time employees (budgeted for 20 or more hours a week) for 11 fixed holidays each calendar year.
|Holiday Schedule 2016||Dates|
|New Year's Day||Friday, January 1|
|Martin Luther King Day*||Monday, January 18|
|President's Day*||Monday, February 15|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 30|
|Independence Day||Monday, July 4|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 5|
|Indigenous People's Day/Columbus Day*||Monday, October 10|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 24|
|Day After Thanksgiving||Friday, November 25|
|Christmas Eve (observed)||Friday, December 23|
|Christmas Day (observed)||Monday, December 26|
*indicates regular business day for Northwestern Health Clinic Bloomington
Any benefits-eligible employee that is required to work on a University designed holiday will receive a floating holiday equal to the number of hours worked. Floating holiday are required to be used by the end of the fiscal year in which they were earned (August 31).