Employees receive 13 paid holidays and one personal holiday per year.

  • Campus is closed during a holiday.
  • The observance of Lincoln's Birthday, Admission Day, and Columbus Day is deferred until the end of the year so that California State University - Fresno can be closed the last week of December.
  • An employee is entitled to the paid holiday on the day it is observed unless the employee is on non-pay status on the holiday or is required to work to perform necessary services.
  • The holidays listed above are in addition to the Personal Holiday every employee receives on January 1 (Personal Holiday must be used by December 31).

The table below is the Holiday Schedule observed by California State University, Fresno from July 2014 through June 2015.

Holiday Schedule

Date Observed
Independence Day
July 4
Labor Day
September 1
Veteran's Day
November 11
Thanksgiving Day
November 27
Christmas Day
December 25
Lincoln's Birthday
December 26
Admission Day
December 29
Columbus Day
December 30
New Year's Day
January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 19
President's Day/ Washington's Birthday
February 16
Cesar Chavez Day
March 31
Memorial Day
May 25

In addition, the campus is closed on November 28 and December 31, 2014. Employees must use their personal holiday, vacation, or CTO time on these days.