Official Holidays for Auburn University Employees

Official Holidays for Auburn University Employees

Holiday Weekday(s) Observed Date(s) Observed
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (2021) Monday Jan. 18, 2021
Memorial Day Monday May 31, 2021
Independence Day Monday July 5, 2021 (actual holiday July 4, 2021)
Labor Day Monday Sept. 6, 2021
Thanksgiving Wednesday-Friday Nov. 24-26, 2021
Christmas* Friday Dec. 24, 2021 (actual holiday Dec. 25, 2021)
New Year's Day Friday Dec. 31, 2021 (actual holiday Jan. 1, 2022)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (2022) Monday Jan. 17, 2022

  • In addition to the above dates for Christmas Day and New Year's Day, we will close campus on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, and re-open on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. 

  • Friday, Dec. 17, 2021: All offices will remain open and operating until 4:45 p.m.

  • Monday, Jan. 3, 2022: All offices will re-open and resume operations at 7:45 a.m.

Note: Temporary employees are not eligible for Holiday pay. Holiday hours are treated as hours worked under current University policy. Overtime payment during holiday periods should be processed in the same manner that overtime payment would be handled at any other time of the year. Contact Human Resources at 844-4145 or univhr@auburn.edu if you have questions about holiday compensation.

Last updated: 01/05/2021