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2016 Winter Break Update & Closings

As a reminder, the University is closed for a one-week period for Winter Break 2016:  Monday, Dec. 26, through Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.  During this period, four days are designated as paid holidays. One day – Thursday, Dec. 29 – is not covered by a State-provided holiday and therefore has been designated as a University Closed Day on which employees must use leave, since the State Human Resources Act provides State employees with only 12 paid holidays per year.

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UNC salutes veterans at Tar Heel Tribute

On Thursday, Nov. 10, hundreds of veterans from within the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community gathered at the Carolina Club for the 2016 Tar Heel Tribute. The annual event, now in its third year, honors UNC’s student, faculty and staff veterans for their service to their county and to the University.

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Guidance on leave use for presidential visit

President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold a rally on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2, on Hooker Fields.

Because this is a campaign event, employees are required to use leave if they wish to attend. Employees can use vacation or bonus leave or compensatory time for this event. In addition, employees must receive advance approval from their supervisors to attend.

The HR website contains additional guidance about permissible political activities for employees. The UNC website has additional information about the President’s visit.

If you have questions about leave use for this event, please contact your E&MR consultant in the Office of Human Resources.