HR Operations

Watch this page! Information will be updated with the launch of Workday and the Integrated Service Center (ISC) on June 27, 2017.

As of June 19, 2017, the current UW payroll system (HEPPS; OPUS) and other legacy systems, including Employee Self Service (ESS) and OWLS, will no longer accept edits and will be converted to read-only in preparation for Workday go-live. Learn more about how you can get ready for Workday by visiting the HR/Payroll Modernization Program website.

UW holiday calendar

Below are this year’s and next year’s dates for the UW’s ten scheduled holidays.

If a holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed the preceding Friday. If it falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday. (This day change does not apply to medical center classified employees who work schedules that normally include holidays as part of 24 hours a day, seven days a week staffing.)

2017 holiday schedule

Holiday Date observed Day of week
New Year’s Day 1/2/17 * Monday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1/16/17 Monday
Presidents Day 2/20/17 Monday
Memorial Day 5/29/17 Monday
Independence Day 7/4/17 Tuesday
Labor Day 9/4/17 Monday
Veterans Day 11/10/17** Friday
Thanksgiving Day 11/23/17 Thursday
Day after Thanksgiving 11/24/17 Friday
Christmas Day 12/25/17 Monday

New Year’s Day is observed 1/2/2017.

**Veterans Day is observed 11/10/2017.

Visit holidays for more information about the UW’s holiday and holiday credit policy.