Eligible Holidays

Regular full-time employees are eligible for the holidays below. Regular part-time employees who work at least twenty (20) hours per week are entitled to prorated holidays.

Iona College observes the following paid holidays annually (unless they fall on a weekend): New Year's Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, President's Day, Easter Holiday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Holidays, Christmas Holidays.

The approved holiday schedule to date is as follows:



Labor Day September 7, 2015
Columbus Day October 12, 2015
Veteran's Day November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Recess November 25, 26, 27, 2015
Christmas Recess December 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2015
January 1, 2016



Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day January 18, 2016
President's Day February 15, 2016
St. Patrick's Day March 17, 2016
Easter Recess March 24, 25, 28, 2016
Memorial Day May 30, 2016
Independence Day July 4, 2016

In order to receive holiday pay you must report for work on your scheduled day before and after the holiday.

When a holiday falls within an employee's vacation, the day will be re-scheduled or added to the vacation period.

If you are scheduled to work on a holiday you will usually be given an alternate day off with straight time pay within the same bi-weekly pay period. If your supervisor cannot schedule you off within the same pay period, you may elect to receive the holiday as straight time pay.