Winter Recess
Submit Unit Plan for Winter Recess

During winter recess, administrative and student services offices responsible for completing fall semester graduation checks, for processing promotion and tenure files, and for discharging operational and business functions will continue to operate either remotely or in person.

On Nov. 10, 2020, Chancellor Girod announced the campus-wide closure of most offices on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses between Dec. 27 and Jan. 2 to help maintain campus de-densification efforts in response to the pandemic. KU employees will receive paid leave without the need to use accrued leave. A small number of units must still provide minimal or continuous service in person during this period. To facilitate changes across campus it is important that unit directors report their office plans (even if closing) and any special needs during the traditional Winter Recess.

This website provides information about how to manage the various aspects of Winter Recess.


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