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Academic year staff observe those holidays and other breaks built into the academic calendar. Calendar year and college year professional staff observe those legal holidays identified by the Board of Trustees which fall within their work year. The college observes:

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Lincoln's Birthday
  • Washington's Birthday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Election Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Employees who are eligible to observe holidays are granted a compensatory day off when a holiday falls on a Saturday. An employee who is required to work on a holiday shall be granted a compensatory day off, which shall be scheduled at a time that is mutually convenient to the employee and the college within three (3) months from the day granted. Specific holiday entitlements are described in more detail in various collective bargaining agreements.

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Canton, NY 13617

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