Graduate Studies

Assistantship Personnel Holiday/Break Weeks Policy

Assistantship personnel who are scheduled to work on a day that is listed on the academic calendar as a holiday or a University closure are excused from working that day and do not need to make up the hours later. 

Normally, assistants are not expected to work on a holiday or during the weeks of Spring Break and Thanksgiving Break unless it is written into their job description as an expectation. In this case, the assistant shall be compensated with equal time off or lump sum payment, as determined by unit policy or decision of supervisor.