Holidays and Closings

Below are the current 12 Holidays observed by the University of New Hampshire

You can also view a full list of all holidays and observances that may be recognized by members of our community on the UNH Master Calendar. When on the master calendar, select the "Holidays & Observances" calendar (located on the bottom right corner), to view these holidays and observances to support your planning or scheduling.

2021 Holidays and Closings
Friday January 1, 2021 New Year's Day
Monday January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday May 31 Memorial Day
Friday June 18th Juneteenth (observed 6/19/21) new holiday added for 2021
Monday July 5 Independence Day (observed 7/4/21)
Monday September 6 Labor Day
Thursday November 11 Veteran's Day
Thursday November 25 Thanksgiving Day
Friday November 26 UNH Holiday (post Thanksgiving)
Friday December 24 Christmas Day (observed 12/25/21)
Monday December 27 UNH Holiday
Tuesday December 28 UNH Holiday
Wednesday December 29 University Offices Closed *
Thursday December 30 University Offices Closed *
Friday December 31 UNH Holiday - New Year's Day (observed 1/1/22)

2022 Holidays and Closings

Friday December 31 UNH Holiday - New Year's Day (observed 1/1/22)
Monday January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday May 30 Memorial Day
Monday June 20 Juneteenth (observed 6/19/22) 
Monday July 4 Independence Day
Monday September 5 Labor Day
Friday November 11 Veteran's Day
Thursday November 24 Thanksgiving Day
Friday November 25 UNH Holiday (post Thanksgiving)
Monday December 26 Christmas Day (observed 12/25/22)
Tuesday December 27 UNH Holiday
Wednesday December 28 UNH Holiday
Thursday December 29 University Offices Closed *
Friday December 30 University Offices Closed *
Monday January 2, 2023 UNH Holiday - New Year's Day (observed 1/1/23)

*UNH offices closed:  AA/PAT/OS/EE/FY FAC use Personal Time

The following is a list of links/documents that relate to holiday arrangements for staff employees who are less than 100% time: