State employees are granted the following holidays: 

1. New Years Day - January 1

2. Martin Luther King Jr Day - Third Monday in January

3.  President's Day - Third Monday in February

4. Memorial Day - Last Monday in May

5. Juneteenth Day - June 19

6. Independence Day - July 4

7. Labor Day - First Monday in September

8. Native Americans Day - Second Monday in October

9. Veterans' Day - November 11

    Note: The observance of Veterans' Day for SDSD and SDSBVI may be moved when the Board adopts the academic calendar for the special schools each year

10. Thanksgiving Day - Fourth Thursday in November

11. Christmas Day - December 25

Note: If June 19, July 4, November 11, December 25, or January 1 falls on a Sunday, the Monday following shall be observed as the holiday; if they fall on a Saturday, the Friday before shall be observed as the holiday.

4.5.2 South Dakota Board of Regents Holiday Policy

Please contact your local Human Resources office if you need further assistance.

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