UTHSC Official Holiday Closings


Among the many reasons why the University of Tennessee is a good place to work is the generous leave offered to employees, including 13 paid holidays and administrative closings a year for all regular faculty and staff. The following holiday and administrative closing dates for calendar years 2015 through 2020 have been approved.

Calendar Year 2014

  • Wednesday, Jan. 1 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 20 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Friday, April 18 - Spring Holiday
  • Monday, May 26 - Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 4 - Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 1 - Labor Day
  • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28 - Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec. 22 through Friday, Dec. 26 - Winter Holiday

Calendar Year 2016

  • Friday, Jan. 1 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Friday, March 25 - Spring Holiday
  • Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day
  • Monday, July 4 - Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 5 - Labor Day
  • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25 - Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec. 26 through Friday, Dec. 30 - Winter Holiday

Calendar Year 2018

  • Monday, Jan. 1 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 15 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Friday, March 30 - Spring Holiday
  • Monday, May 28 - Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, July 4 - Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 3 - Labor Day
  • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23 - Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec. 24 through Friday, Dec. 28 - Winter Holiday

Calendar Year 2020

  • Wednesday, Jan. 1 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 20 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Friday, April 10 - Spring Holiday
  • Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 3 - Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 7 - Labor Day
  • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27 - Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec. 21 through Friday, Dec. 25 - Winter Holiday

Calendar Year 2015

  • Thursday, Jan. 1 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 19 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Friday, April 3 - Spring Holiday
  • Monday, May 25 - Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 3 - Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 7 - Labor Day
  • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27 - Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec. 21 through Friday, Dec. 25 - Winter Holiday

Calendar Year 2017

  • Monday, Jan. 2 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 16 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Friday, April 14 - Spring Holiday
  • Monday, May 29 - Memorial Day
  • Tuesday, July 4 - Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 4 - Labor Day
  • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24 - Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec. 25 through Friday, Dec. 29 - Winter Holiday

Calendar Year 2019

  • Tuesday, Jan. 1 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Friday, April 19 - Spring Holiday
  • Monday, May 27 - Memorial Day
  • Thursday, July 4 - Independence Day
  • Monday, Sept. 2 - Labor Day
  • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29 - Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 27 - Winter Holiday