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American University Holiday Schedule

Holiday Schedule for Academic Year 2017-2018

Labor Day
Monday, September 4, 2017
Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Closing between Christmas & New Years
Saturday, December 23, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 15, 2018
Memorial Day
Monday, May 28, 2018
Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Holiday Schedule for Academic Year 2018-2019

Labor Day
Monday, September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 22, 2018 & Friday, November 23, 2018
Closing between Christmas & New Years
Monday, December 24, 2018 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 21, 2019
Memorial Day
Monday, May 27, 2019
Independence Day
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Holiday Schedule for Academic Year 2019-2020

Labor Day
Monday, September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 28, 2019 & Friday, November 29, 2019
Closing between Christmas & New Years
Monday, December 23, 2019 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 20, 2020
Memorial Day
Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day
Friday, July 3, 2020

Holiday Schedule

The university is closed on these dates and staff receive holiday pay. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (202) 885-2591.

Christmas - New Years Holiday Approved Schedule

The American University holiday schedule that appears below for the Christmas - New Years holidays was approved in December 2016 by the General Counsel and the Provost. The university will be closed on the dates colored in blue.

If Christmas falls on a:

Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Sunday 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2



Monday 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1
Tuesday 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1
Wednesday 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1



Thursday 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2
Friday 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3
Saturday 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2

American University reserves the right to modify the holiday schedule as appropriate.