Holidays Observed

Mesilla_GateRegular 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.

See the Academic Calendar for more information

NMSU Policy Reference: ARP 8.56 – Paid Holiday Leave