Human Resources

Holidays

2017 Holiday and Floating Holiday Schedule

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution recognizes and provides holiday time for ten national holidays.

Holiday Observed Date Actual Date
New Years Day Monday -January 2,  2017 January 1st
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Monday - January 16,  2017 3rd Monday in January
**Presidents' Day Monday - February 20,  2017 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day Monday - May 29,  2017 Last Monday in May
Independence Day Tuesday - July 4,  2017 July 4th
Labor Day Monday - September 4,  2017 1st Monday in September
Veterans Day Friday - November 10,  2017 November 11th
Thanksgiving Day Thursday - November 23,  2017 4th Thursday in November
Day After Thanksgiving Friday - November 24, 2017 4th Friday in November
Christmas Day Monday - December 25,  2017 December 25th


2018 Holiday and Floating Holiday Schedule

Holiday Observed Date Actual Date 
New Years Day Monday - January 1,  2018 January 1st
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Monday - January 15,  2018 3rd Monday in January
**Presidents' Day Monday - February 19,  2018 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day Monday - May 28,  2018 Last Monday in May
Independence Day Wednesday - July 4,  2018 July 4th
Labor Day Monday - September 3,  2018 1st Monday in September
Veterans Day Monday - November 12,  2018 November 11th
Thanksgiving Day Thursday - November 22,  2018 4th Thursday in November
Day After Thanksgiving Friday - November 23, 2018 4th Friday in November
Christmas Day Tuesday - December 25,  2018 December 25th


** Denotes the Institution's floating holiday. With prior supervisory approval, an employee may work on a floating holiday and take the floating holiday at a later date in the calendar year. If you work on a floating holiday, you are to list those hours as regular hours on your timecard. On the day you take your floating holiday, you are to list those hours as holiday hours on your timecard. Floating holidays are to be taken in full day increments only. Please be aware that the Institution is officially closed on floating holidays which will affect normal daily services (such as mail delivery, shuttle services, stockroom, etc).

If you have any questions regarding the Holiday Schedule, please contact Human Resources at ext. 2253.

Last updated: October 23, 2017