This Rule establishes the guiding principles for setting the holiday schedule for West Virginia University, including the Divisional Campuses.
The number of full holidays shall be 12 days, plus additional days for any Election Day (primary or general) held throughout the State. Days taken shall include Martin Luther King Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Six additional days determined by the President as provided in Section 2.1 shall also be taken. If a specified holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the preceding Friday or the following Monday will be observed as the legal holiday.