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 2020 through June 2021.
|Independence Day||July 3|
|Labor Day||September 1|
|Veteran's Day||November 11|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 26|
|Christmas Day||December 25|
|Lincoln's Birthday||December 28|
|Admission Day||December 29|
|Columbus Day||December 30|
|New Year's Day||January 1|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||January 18|
|President's Day/Washington's Birthday||February 15|
|Cesar Chavez Day||March 31|
|Memorial Day||May 31|
In addition, the campus is closed on November 27 and December 31, 2020. Employees must use their personal holiday, vacation, or CTO time on these days.