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Winter Close

December 24, 2018 (All day) to January 4, 2019 (All day)

Stanford will be closed from December 24, 2018 through January 4, 2019.

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Additional Information about WINTER HOLIDAYS/CLOSE

In addition to the paid winter holidays, the university's winter close takes place between fall and winter academic quarters. Employees in operational areas that observe winter close will receive holiday pay for holidays that fall during the close, and may use available PTO, floating holiday, accrued vacation, unpaid time off, or any combination of these, on the remaining closure days. The winter close dates are set by senior leadership after reviewing the Stanford academic calendar as well as the close dates for area school districts, and balancing several other factors. The timing may affect individuals and departments differently, but the overall goal is to provide an opportunity for a meaningful break from work.