Wheaton College generally observes the following scheduled national holidays and college holidays each calendar year. Benefit-eligible staff employees who are regularly scheduled to work on these designated days are eligible to be paid for the holiday.

2024 Staff Holidays

2024 Schedule:
Day Day of Week Description Type
January 1 Monday New Year’s Day National Holiday
January 15 Monday MLK Day National Holiday
May 27 Monday Memorial Day National Holiday
June 19 Wednesday Juneteenth National Holiday
July 4 Thursday Independence Day (4th) National Holiday
September 2 Monday Labor Day National Holiday
October 14 Monday Indigenous Peoples’ Day National Holiday
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day National Holiday
November 29 Friday College Holiday
December 23 Monday College Holiday
December 24 Tuesday College Holiday
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National Holiday
December 26 Thursday College Holiday
December 27 Friday College Holiday
December 30 Monday College Holiday
December 31 Tuesday College Holiday

*In calendar year 2024, the College will be closed the weekof July 1st – July 5th. July 4th is a national holiday and July 1st – 3rd and July 5th will be college holidays.