Human Resources

Holidays

2016 Holiday Schedule

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

Holiday Date Observed
New Years Day Friday - January 1,  2016 January 1st
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Monday - January 18,  2016 3rd Monday in January
**Presidents' Day Monday - February 15,  2016 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day Monday - May 30,  2016 Last Monday in May
Independence Day Monday - July 4,  2016 Monday, July 4th
Labor Day Monday - September 5,  2016 1st Monday in September
Veterans Day Friday - November 11,  2016 November 11th
Thanksgiving Day Thursday - November 24,  2016 4th Thursday in November
Day After Thanksgiving Friday - November 25, 2016 Friday, November 25th
Christmas Day Sunday - December 25,  2016 Monday, December 26th


** 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.

2015 Holiday Schedule

Holiday Date Observed
New Years Day Thursday - January 1,  2015 Thursday - January 1,  2015
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Monday - January 19,  2015 3rd Monday in January
**Presidents' Day Monday - February 16,  2015 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day Monday - May 25,  2015 Last Monday in May
Independence Day Saturday - July 4,  2015 Friday - July 3,  2015
Labor Day Monday - September 7,  2015 1st Monday in September
Veterans Day Wednesday - November 11,  2015 Wednesday - November 11,  2015
Thanksgiving Day Thursday - November 26,  2015 4th Thursday in November
Day After Thanksgiving Friday - November 27, 2015 Friday - November 27, 2015
Christmas Day Friday - December 25,  2015 Friday -  December 25,  2015

2014 Holiday Schedule

Holiday Date Observed
New Years Day Wednesday - January 1,  2014 Wednesday - January 1,  2014
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Monday - January 20,  2014 3rd Monday in January
**Presidents' Day Monday - February 17,  2014 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day Monday - May 26,  2014 Last Monday in May
Independence Day Friday - July 4,  2014 Friday - July 4,  2014
Labor Day Monday - September 1,  2014 1st Monday in September
Veterans Day Tuesday - November 11,  2014 Tuesday - November 11,  2014
Thanksgiving Day Thursday - November 27,  2014 4th Thursday in November
Christmas Day Thursday- December 25,  2014 Thursday- December 25,  2014

Last updated: October 14, 2015