Boston University Calendars

Schedule of Holidays & Intersession Days *

September 2020 through August 2021

Date Observed Holiday or Intersession Days Day of Week
September 7, 2020 Labor Day Monday
October 12, 2020 Columbus Day Monday
November 11, 2020 Veterans Day*** Wednesday
November 26, 2020 Thanksgiving Day Thursday
November 27, 2020 Day after Thanksgiving Friday
December 24, 2020 Intersession (begins at 1 PM) Thursday
December 25, 2020 Christmas Holiday Friday
December 28, 2020 Intersession Monday
December 29, 2020 Intersession Tuesday
December 30, 2020 Intersession Wednesday
December 31, 2020 Intersession Thursday
January 1, 2021 New Year's Day Friday
January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday
February 15, 2021 Presidents' Day Monday
April 19, 2021 Patriots' Day Monday
May 31, 2021 Memorial Day Monday
July 5, 2021 Independence Day Monday

* Winter Intersession closing begins at 1 PM on Thursday, December 24, 2020 and ends at midnight on Sunday, January 3, 2021.

** 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 Friday, December 25, 2020. New Year’s Day will be observed on Friday, January 1, 2021.

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.