Holiday Schedule

2023-24 December/January Holiday Schedule

Kent State University's holiday closure schedule for 2023 will begin Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023, at 10:30 p.m. All offices will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024.

  • The December biweekly pays will be on Dec. 1, 15 and 29. The December semimonthly pays will be on Dec. 15 and 21. 
  • The January biweekly pays will be on Jan. 12 and 26. The January semi-monthly pays will be on Jan. 15 and 31.

Employees not eligible for the paid leave include student employees, classified temporary staff, temporary agency staff, short-term unclassified appointments, unclassified intermittent appointments and employees in a lay-off status.

More information on the holiday schedule, including how employees should report time during that period, is available on the Holiday Closure FAQs page.

A snippet of a December 2023 - January 2024 calendar. December 22 and 25 are yellow. December 26-29 are green. January 1 is yellow.




Yellow Highlight = Days the university recognizes as holidays
Green Highlight = Additional days (4 total)