2014 - Holidays/Floating Holidays/Day Offs Listing  

Stonehill College offers a generous array of Paid Time Off Benefits to eligible employees some of which depend on length of service and position.  Other forms of leave may or may not be paid.

Bargaining Unit employees should contact Human Resources for a copy of the latest bargaining unit agreement which entails details concerning paid time off and leave benefits. Faculty members should refer to their current Faculty Handbook for details on all paid time and leave policies.

Below are the holidays /floating holidays and "days off" officially observed by the College in calendar year of 2014. If there are questions regarding this schedule please contact the Human Resources Department at ext. 1105.

New Year’s Day


January 1, 2014

Martin Luther King Day


January 20, 2014

Good Friday


April 18, 2014

Memorial Day


May 26, 2014

Independence Day


July 4, 2014

Labor Day


September 1, 2014

Columbus Day


October 13, 2014

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving**



November 27, 2014

November 28, 2014

Christmas Eve Day

Christmas Day



December 24, 2014

December 25, 2014

New Year’s Eve Day

New Year’s Day



December 31, 2014

January 1, 2015

Floating Holidays

Presidents’ Day


February 17, 2014

Patriots’ Day


April 21, 2014

Veterans’ Day


November 11, 2014

**Day off

Employees who work on a floating holiday will receive another day off which must be used by the end of the fiscal year (June 30th). 

Holidays/floating holidays/days off are pro-rated for part-time employees (20 hours/week or more).

Please refer to the Holiday/Day Off policy for specifics.


Non-Exempt (Hourly) Employees: Eligible full-time employees accrue 2.69 hours of vacation/pay period, or the equivalent of 10 days per year (2 weeks).  Upon completion of the 4th year of employment, employees accrue 4.04 hours/pay period or the equivalent of 15 days per year (3 weeks).  Upon completion of 9 years of employment, employees accrue 5.39 hours/pay period or the equivalent of 20 days per year (4 weeks).  Employees must be regularly scheduled for a minimum of 20 hours per week to earn vacation.

Exempt (Salaried) Employees:  Eligible full-time (35 hours/week) employees accrue 5.39 hours of vacation/pay period or the equivalent of 20 days per year ( 4 weeks).  Vacation accrual is prorated for part-time employees.  Employees must be regularly scheduled for a minimum of 20 hours/week to earn vacation.

Maximum vacation accrual for all employees is 1-1/2 times the annual accrual.  Academic year employees do not accrue vacation during the months they are not scheduled to work.

Sick Leave:

Sick time accrues at the rate of 4.04 hours/payperiod.  The maximum accrual is 127 days.  Sick time is pro-rated for part-time employees.  Employees must be regularly scheduled for a minimum of 20 hours per week to earn sick accrual.  Sick time may be used for your own illness or to care for an ill parent, spouse or dependent.

Bereavement Leave:

3 days for an immediate family member, 1 day for an extended family member.  Two additional days may be granted to attend and out-of-state funeral for an immediate family member.

Maternity Leave:

Upon the birth, adoption or placement of a child, an eligible employee is entitled to 8 weeks of leave.  The 8 weeks will be considered paid maternity leave and the employee will receive regular pay.  Employees may request to take an additional leave beyond 8 weeks as an entitlement under the Family and Medical Leave Act or as granted by Stonehill, the additional leave will be unpaid or paid with accrued vacation time (if accrued time is available it must be used).  Sick leave may be used if deemed medically necessary.

Jury Duty:

Stonehill College will compensate the first three (3) days of full service for employees who have jury duty. 

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA):
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 provides up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons. Please see the policy for more details.

Military Leave:

Please see policy for details.