The following holidays will be observed during the 2012-2013 academic year:
- Labor Day -- Monday, September 3, 2012
- Thanksgiving Day -- Thursday, November 22, 2012
President Rozanski has authorized the closing of the University at noon on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.
- Day after Thanksgiving -- Friday, November 23, 2012
- Christmas Day -- Tuesday, December 25, 2012
President Rozanski has authorized the closing of the University at 5:00 pm. on Friday, December 21, 2012.
- New Years Day -- Tuesday, January 1, 2013
- Spring Holiday -- Friday, March 22, 2013
- Memorial Day -- Monday, May 27, 2013
- Independence Day --Thursday, July 4, 2013
President Rozanski has authorized the closing of the University on Friday, July 5, 2013.
To be paid for a Rider holiday, you must work or take a paid day off on the scheduled workday before and after the holiday.
Early Close: To allow employees an early start on their holiday activities, President Rozanski has authorized closing offices at noon on the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 21st. All offices should remain open until noon. The President has also authorized closing offices all day on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24th.
University policy requires that all offices are to remain open and staffed until closing on the eve of these holidays.
Floating Holiday: Non-faculty employees are entitled to two floating holidays (nurses receive one). Floating holidays require supervisory approval and may not be carried over into the next fiscal year.
Winter Close: From Wednesday, December 26th, 2012, through Monday, December 31st, 2012 , the University will again close to allow staff an extended holiday period and to conserve energy costs. The University will reopen on Wednesday, January 2 2013.
For further information please call Human Resources at 609-896-5140.