• Yager Bell Tower, Hartwick College
  • Hartwick students studying rock formations
  • Hartwick students working on a project in class.
  • Dewar Union, Hartwick College


The College observes nine paid scheduled holidays each year. When a scheduled holiday falls on Saturday, the Friday before is observed. If a scheduled holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following is observed. The faculty observes the same holidays as the students.  

2015-16 Holidays

Following is a list of the holidays the College will be observing during the 2015-16 year:

In observance of Independence Day, offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015.

Certain offices will be open on Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2015 to meet the needs of the First-Year Students who will be on campus. Staffing will be at the discretion of the supervisor. Employees working on Labor Day will be allowed a "floating holiday" to be taken at a later date with the supervisor's approval.

In observance of Thanksgiving, offices will be closed at Noon on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 and will remain closed all day Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27, 2015.

Offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24; Friday, December 25; and at Noon on Thursday, December 31, 2015. The College will also be closed on Friday, January 1, 2016.

In observance of Memorial Day, offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016.