Paid Holidays

The University of Guelph will observe the following paid holidays in 2022 up to and including Thanksgiving Day.

Paid Holiday - Date of Observance

  • Family Day - Monday, February 21, 2022
  • Good Friday - Friday, April 15, 2022
  • Victoria Day - Monday, May 23, 2022
  • Canada Day - Friday, July 1, 2022
  • Civic Holiday* - Monday, August 1, 2022
  • Labour Day - Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day - Monday, October 10, 2022

*The August Civic Holiday is not a statutory public holiday.

Part-time employees will be paid in accordance with the appropriate employee group or Collective Agreement or with University of Guelph HR Policy 502.

Please note that with respect to employees whose work schedule in its normal course provides days off other than Saturday and Sunday, the day on which the holiday actually falls shall be the observed holiday.

The University's December 2022-January 2023 Holiday Schedule will be confirmed in a memo to all staff later in the year.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your HR Consultant or Staff Relations.