Religious Holiday Calendar

EOAA encourages staff and faculty to consult the following calendars before scheduling events or exams.

The University is required to accommodate student and employees’ sincerely held religious observances or practices, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the work or business of the University. Refer to the page on Religious Accommodation Resources for University policies regarding staff and student absences for attending religious observances.

Yearly Calendars (July 2013 – June 2018)
A list of major religious observances and U.S. public holidays organized by academic year. Note: What constitutes a “major” religious observance will change over time as our culture grows and evolves. For a more complete list of religious observances, click the link to Religious Observances Dates

Religious Observances Dates
A list of religious observances organized by religion. We appreciate your input as this list continues to grow.

Celebration Dates and Other Observances
A list of celebrations and other observances, such as Chinese New Year, African-American History month, Gay and Lesbian Pride month, etc.

Sources/Websites
A list of sources used to compile our calendars.

Religious Accommodation Resources
Policies regarding student and staff absences for religious observances; FAQ's regarding religious accommodations and religious discirmination.

 

Contact eoaa@umn.edu with questions, comments, or suggestions.