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U.S. Holidays

Below is a list of important holidays in the United States. All banks and federal government offices are closed and mail is not delivered on any of the days listed below. Edgewood College is closed only on those holidays marked with an *. Refer to Edgewood’s academic calendar in the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogues for a comprehensive schedule.

*New Year’s Day January 1
*Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday closest to January 15
Presidents’ Day Third Monday in February
*Easter Sunday Varying date
*Memorial Day Last Monday in May
*Independence Day July 4
*Labor Day First Monday in September
Columbus Day Second Monday in October
Veterans’ Day November 11
*Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November
*Christmas Day December 25

Listed below are other holidays that do not affect college, business, or government schedules, but are commonly celebrated in the United States.
Valentine’s Day February 14
Saint Patrick’s Day March 17
Mother’s Day Second Sunday in May
Father’s Day Third Sunday in June
Halloween October 31

What's Happening


October 2 - 3

Fall Break

October 13

Spring 2018 Pre-Departure Orientation Session 1 (PRD308)

October 20

Winter 18 Faculty-Led Program Form Deadline

October 27

Spring 2018 Pre-Departure Orientation Session 2 (PRD 308)

November 3

Faculty-Led Program and Scholarship Application Deadline (China, Scotland, Iceland, Germany, Internship Cohort)
Spring 2018 Semester Form Deadline

November 13 - 17 International Education Week

(week events to be announced)

November 23- 26

Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed- CGE Closed)

December (early)

Summer in Peru Program and Scholarship Application Deadline

December 11- 15

Final Exams

December 22 - January 1

Winter Holiday (College Closed - CGE Closed)