2,683: Faculty Holidays

Last Revised: December 2023

The holiday schedule for faculty is established by the Legislature (NAC 284.255).

Full-time "A" contract faculty (administrative academic) who work a regular Monday through Friday schedule are entitled to the holiday as listed below.

Holidays are observed (non-contract days) for academic "B" faculty. Holidays are not included in the number of contract days per semester.

"A" contract faculty who work an alternative or part-time schedule are entitled to the holiday when it falls on their normally scheduled work-day. If the holiday falls on a scheduled day off, the faculty member is not entitled to additional holiday time off.

The following are legal holidays per State of Nevada Statute:

Legal holidays per state of Nevada
Date Holiday
January 1 New Year's Day
Third Monday in January Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
Third Monday in February Presidents' Day
Last Monday in May Memorial Day
June 19 Juneteenth
July 4 Independence Day
First Monday in September Labor Day
Last Friday in October Nevada Day
November 11 Veterans' Day
Fourth Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day
Fourth Friday in November Family Day
December 25 Christmas Day