Religious Holidays

 

Spring Semester 2014



January




1

Feast of Mary Mother of God

Catholic

Special Worship

5

Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib

Sikh

Work-Restricted

13

Mawlid-al-Nabi

Islam

Special Worship

20

Rev. Martin Luther King Day

Federal

Meaningful





February




28

Maha Shivaratri

Hindu

Work-Restricted





March




3

Ramakrishna Jayanti

Hindu

Work-Restricted

5

Ash Wednesday

Christian

Meaningful

16

Purim

Jewish

Special Worship

21

Naw-Ruz

Bahá'í

Work-Restricted

21

Norouz

Persian

Work-Restricted

25

Feast of the Annunciation

Catholic

Meaningful





April




8

Ramanavami

Hindu

Work-Restricted

14

Vaisahki

Sikh

Work-Restricted

15-21

Passover

Jewish

Work-Restricted (1st, 2nd, last 2 days)

18

Good Friday

Christian

Special Worship

18

Good Friday (Orthodox)

Eastern Orthodox

Special Worship

20

Easter

Chistian

Special Worship

20

Easter/Pascha

Eastern Orthodox

Special Worship

21-29

Ridvan

Bahá'í

Work-Restricted (1st, 9th, 12th day)





May




13

Vesak

Buddhist

Special Worship





Fall Semester 2014

 

 

August




15

Feast of the Assumption of Mary

Catholic

Special Worship

17

Krishna Janmashtami

Hindu

Work-Restricted

30

Paryushan

Jain

Special Worship





September




25-26

Rosh Hashanah

Jewish

Work-Restricted

25-Oct 4

Navaratri

Hindu

Special Worship





October




3-4

Yom Kippur

Jewish

Work-Restricted

5

Íd al-Adha



8-15

Sukkot

Jewish

Work-Restricted (1st and 2nd Day)

16

Shemini Atzeret

Jewish

Work-Restricted

17

Simchat Torah

Jewish

Work-Restricted

20

Birth of the Bab

Bahá'í

Work-Restricted

23

Diwali

Hindu, Jain

Special Worship

23

Bandi Chhor Divas

Sikh

Work-Restricted





November




1

All Saints' Day

Catholic

Special Worship

2

All Souls' Day

Catholic

Meaningful

6

Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Sahib

Sikh

Work-Restricted

12

Baháúllah's Birthday

Bahá'í

Work-Restricted

16

Remembering the Martyrs of the UCA

Secular

Meaningful

24

Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib

Sikh

Work-Restricted

27

Thanksgiving

Federal

Meaningful





December




1

Advent Season Begins

Christian

Meaningful

3

Feast of St. Francis Xavier

Catholic

Meaningful

8

Bodhi Day

Buddhist

Special Worship

8

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Catholic

Special Worship

12

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Catholic

Meaningful

17-24

Hanukkah

Jewish

Special Worship

25

Christmas

Christian

Special Worship

26-Jan 1

Kwanzaa

Ethnic

Meaningful