2019 and 2020 Season Days and Holidays

The university observes seven holidays each calendar year: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day following Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Eligible employees receive time off for Season Days, the four days between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

Here area the upcoming holidays and season days for the remainder of 2019 and for the 2020 calendar year. Please use this information to help plan work and vacation schedules.

2019 Holidays and Season Days

November

  • November 28, 2019; Thanksgiving Day, Thursday
  • November 29, 2019; Friday

December

  • December 25, 2019; Christmas Day, Wednesday
  • December 26, 2019; Season Day, Thursday
  • December 27 2019; Season Day, Friday
  • December 30, 2019; Season Day, Monday
  • December 31, 2019; Season Day, Tuesday

2020 Holidays and Season Days

January

  • January 1, 2020; New Year’s Day, Wednesday

May

  • May 25, 2020; Memorial Day, Monday 

July

  • July 3, 2020; Independence Day, Friday

September

  • September 7, 2020; Labor Day, Monday

November

  • November 26, 2020; Thanksgiving Day, Thursday
  • November 27, 2020; Friday

December

  • December 25, 2020; Christmas Day, Friday
  • December 28, 2020; Season Day, Monday
  • December 29, 2020, Season Day, Tuesday
  • December 30, 2019, Season Day, Wednesday
  • December 31, 2018, Season Day, Thursday

2021 Holidays and Season Days

January

  • January 1, 2021; New Year’s Day, Friday

Eligibility

Michigan Medicine employees (excluding Medical School) receive holidays but not season days. Employees in bargaining units observe holidays and season days as indicated in their collective bargaining agreements. Temporary employees are not eligible for season day or holiday pay. 

Read more about university holidays and season days.

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