Amherst College Holiday Schedule


Regular, full-time staff are entitled to 4.5 floating holidays per fiscal year. New employees earn floating holidays in their first fiscal year of employment on a pro-rated basis. Floating holidays are also prorated for employees working an academic year and/or part-time. The selection of the dates of floating holidays by the employee is subject to the approval of the Supervisor or Department Head/Chair. There is no payment for floating holidays not taken, nor do they accumulate from one fiscal year to the next.

For information about religious holidays, please visit the Religious Life page.


Wed, Jan 1, 2020

New Year's Day

Mon, Jan 20, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Mon, May 25, 2020

Memorial Day

Fri, Jul 3, 2020

Independence Day

Mon, Sep 7, 2020

Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Thanksgiving - Half Day

Thu, Nov 26, 2020


Fri, Nov 27, 2020


Thu, Dec 24, 2020

Fri, Dec 25, 2020