2019-2020 Academic Break/Winter Recess Schedule & Holidays

In accordance with the Kansas Board of Regents academic calendar and State of Kansas holidays, the University annually establishes a schedule for the academic break, winter recess, and holidays as outlined below.

Final examinations conclude on Friday, December 20, 2019; spring semester classes begin on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

  • Academic Break Dates: Saturday, December 21, 2019, through Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Winter Recess Dates: December 26, 2019, through December 31, 2019. 
  • Work days: December 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, January 2 – 19, 2020
  • Holidays: December 25, 2019; January 1 and January 20, 2020
  • Discretionary Holiday for eligible employees: 2019 discretionary holiday may be used through December 28, 2019; the 2020 discretionary holiday may be used starting December 29, 2019 through December 27, 2020

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