Regular full-time and part-time employees on a prorated basis are eligible for holiday pay. The university recognizes the following holidays:
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
- Spring Holiday
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day*
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving (2 days)
- Winter Break (Christmas Eve Day through New Year’s Day)
*If this holiday falls (only) on a Saturday, Friday is observed; if it falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is observed.
Holidays may vary for some departments so employees should check with supervisors.
NMSU Policy Reference: ARP 8.56 – Paid Holiday Leave