Northern Kentucky University observes the following holidays by the closing of all departments and offices except where continuous service is essential, in accordance with Northern Kentucky University Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day       Monday, January 21, 2013

Memorial Day                          Monday, May 27, 2013

Independence Day                  Thursday, July 4, 2013

Labor Day                               Monday, September 2, 2013

Thanksgiving                           Thursday, November 28, 2013 & Friday, November 29, 2013

Holiday Break*                         Wednesday, December 25, 2013 returning Thursday, January 2, 2014

* To accommodate Winter Sessions some offices will remain open, with limited staff, during the holiday break. 

Policy F.2.7 of the Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual will be administered for those individuals required to work during the Holiday Break.

The employee shall either be credited with equivalent compensatory time off, on an hour for hour basis, or be paid an additional amount, at the straight-time rate, for the hours worked. The decision to allow compensatory time off or make additional payment is reserved to the Director or Chair, giving consideration to staffing needs and budgetary constraints.

Please use the Holiday form (Holiday Hours Worked Form) to communicate holiday hours worked by staff employees.  The employee will see the holiday hours worked as additional vacation hours on their paycheck stub.

Thank you for your continued dedicated service to the University.  I wish you and your family a very happy and healthy new year.

Geoffrey S. Mearns
Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive
800 Lucas Administrative Center
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: 859-572-5123
Fax: 859-572-6696