KCTCS observes the following holidays and institutional closing days, except where continuous service is essential, in accordance with KCTCS policies and procedures:

Policy Subject
Administrative Policy 2.14.9 Holiday Leave (PDF)
Administrative Policy 2.14.13 Institutional Closings (PDF)
Administrative 2.15 Compensation for Overtime Hours Worked
Work Performed during Holidays
Institutional Closing
Emergency Closing

Please refer to the above policies and procedure for additional information regarding holiday leave and institutional closings.

Designated employees may be assigned to work during holidays and institutional closings to perform essential services and will be compensated according to the provisions specified in the policies and procedure.

Regular part-time employees who work less than 50% or more on an annualized basis are not eligible for paid leave during holidays and institutional closings. In addition, temporary full-time employees and temporary part-time employees are not eligible for paid leave during holidays and institutional closings.

KCTCS Designated Holidays

  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Presidential Election Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President's Day
  • Good Friday (1/2 day)
  • Memorial Day

Institutional Closing Dates (2018-19)

Holiday Day of Week Date
Institutional Closing Monday December 24, 2018
Institutional Closing Tuesday December 25, 2018
Institutional Closing Wednesday December 26, 2018
Institutional Closing Thursday December 27, 2018
Institutional Closing Friday December 28, 2018
Institutional Closing Monday December 31, 2018
Institutional Closing Tuesday January 1, 2019
Institutional Closing Wednesday January 2, 2019
Institutional Closing Thursday January 3, 2019
Institutional Closing Friday January 4, 2019