Holiday or Observance Religious Group Dates Additional Notes 
Labor Day                     September 4 Class not in session
Janmashtami         Hindu September 6 
Rosh Hashanah (New Year)*                Jewish      September 15-17     Designated non-work day for observers
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)*    Jewish September 24-25 Designated non-work day for observers
Mawlid al-Nabi (birthday of Mohammad)#       Islamic September 27 Date not fixed. See note below.
Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles)*          Jewish September 30-October 6 * Sept. 30 & Oct 1 primary observation days  Designated non-work days for observers
Shemini Atzeret* Jewish October 7 Designated non-work day for observers
Simchat Torah*    Jewish October 8 Designated non-work day for observers
Indigenous Peoples Day                          October 9 
Navratri/Dussehra Hindu October 16-24 
Veterans Day  November 11 
Diwali Hindu November 12 
Thanksgiving Day  November 23 Class not in session
Native American Heritage Day  November 24 Class not in session
Hanukkah (Chanukah) Jewish December 8-15 
Christmas Day Christian December 25 Class not in session
New Years Day  January 1 Class not in session
Orthodox Christmas Christian Orthodox January 8 
Martin Luther King Day  January 15 Class not in session
Lunar New Year  February 10 
Beginning of Lent Christian Orthodox February 14 
Ash Wednesday Christian February 14 
Presidents Day  February 19 
Maha Shivaratri Hindu March 8 
Beginning of Ramadan# Islamic March 11 Date not fixed. See note below.
Purim Jewish March 24 
Holi Hindu March 25 
Good Friday Christian March 29 
Easter Christian March 31

These holidays (or dates within holidays) are designated non-work (observance) days.

# Some of these dates are not fixed to a calendar but based on the actual sighting of the moon and therefore there may be some variance by day.

All Jewish, Islamic, and Bahá’í holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the first date shown.