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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


November 23- 26

Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed- CGE Closed)

December 11- 15

Final Exams

December 22 - January 1

Winter Holiday (College Closed - CGE Closed)

January 26

Fall 2018 & AY 2018-2019 Study Abroad Application Deadline

March 12-16

Spring Break (CGE Open)

March 23

Summmer 2018 Study Abroad Application Deadline / FLP Summer 2018 Form Deadline

March 30 - April 2

Easter Holiday (College Closed - CGE Closed)

April 6

Faculty-Led Program and Scholarship Deadline for Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 Travel (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Cambodia)

April 13

Pre-Departure Orientation Session 1 (Summer and Fall 2018, Year 2018-2019)

April 20

Pre-Departure Orientation Session 2 (Summer and Fall 2018, Year 2018-2019)

April 13

Scholarship Application Deadline (Summer and Fall 2018, Year 2018-2019) 
Spring 2019 Program and Scholarship Application Deadline
Semester Form Deadline  (Summer and Fall 2018, Year 2018-2019)