Western University observes the following days as paid holidays:


Labor Day

Veteran’s Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving

Christmas Day

New Year’s Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

President’s Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day


The current policy is for the University to be closed between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. This policy is always subjected to change depending on the needs of the University. Holiday schedule may also vary in certain Colleges/Departments that remain open during the holidays.