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UW Holiday Schedule Calendars

The Washington State legislature provides that if a holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed the preceding Friday, and if it falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday. This day change does not apply to University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center classified employees having work schedules that normally include holidays as part of the 24 hour/7 day a week staffing.

2013 Holiday Schedule

Holiday Date Observed Day of Week
New Year's Day 1/1/13 Tuesday
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday 1/21/13 Monday
Presidents' Day 2/18/13 Monday
Memorial Day 5/27/13 Monday
Independence Day 7/4/13 Thursday
Labor Day 9/2/13 Monday
Veterans' Day 11/11/13 Monday
Thanksgiving 11/28/13 Thursday
Day after Thanksgiving 11/29/13 Friday
Christmas Day 12/25/13 Wednesday

2014 Holiday Schedule

Holiday Date Observed Day of Week
New Year's Day 1/1/14 Wednesday
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday 1/20/14 Monday
President's Day 2/17/14 Monday
Memorial Day 5/26/14 Monday
Independence Day 7/4/14 Friday
Labor Day 9/1/14 Monday
Veterans Day 11/11/14 Tuesday
Thanksgiving Day 11/27/14 Thursday
Day after Thanksgiving 11/28/14 Friday
Christmas Day 12/25/14 Thursday

2015 Holiday Schedule

Holiday Date Observed Day of Week
New Year's Day 1/1/15 Thursday
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday 1/19/15 Monday
President's Day 2/16/15 Monday
Memorial Day 5/25/15 Monday
Independence Day 7/3/15* Friday
Labor Day 9/7/15 Monday
Veterans Day 11/11/15 Wednesday
Thanksgiving Day 11/26/15 Thursday
Day after Thanksgiving 11/27/15 Friday
Christmas Day 12/25/15 Friday

* Independence Day 2015 is observed 7/3/2015.

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