Boston University Calendars

Schedule of Holidays & Intersession Days *

September 2019 through August 2020

Date Observed Holiday or Intersession Days Day of Week
September 2, 2019 Labor Day Monday
October 14, 2019 Columbus Day Monday
November 11, 2019 Veterans Day*** Monday
November 28, 2019 Thanksgiving Day Thursday
November 29, 2019 Day after Thanksgiving Friday
December 24, 2019 Intersession (begins at 1 PM) Tuesday
December 25, 2019 Christmas Holiday Wednesday
December 26, 2019 Intersession Thursday
December 27, 2019 Intersession Friday
December 30, 2019 Intersession Monday
December 31, 2019 Intersession Tuesday
January 1, 2020 New Year's Day Wednesday
January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday
February 17, 2020 Presidents' Day Monday
April 20, 2020 Patriots' Day Monday
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day Monday
July 3, 2020 Independence Day Friday

* Winter Intersession closing begins at 1 PM on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 and ends at midnight on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

** Represented employees are governed by their collective bargaining agreements.

*** Classes will be held on November 11th, Veterans Day. Therefore, essential employees will be required to work.

Christmas Day will be observed on Wednesday, December 25, 2019. New Year’s Day will be observed on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

For information regarding holiday pay and compensatory time off, non-represented employees should consult the Employee Handbook and represented employees should consult their collective bargaining agreements.

Questions regarding this schedule and related policies and procedures should be referred to the Human Resources Service Center at 617-353-2380.