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DUCOM Winter Break Details

Consistent with Drexel University's Winter Break policy (HR-38) that provides eligible faculty and professional staff members with paid time off during the weekdays between the Christmas and New Year's holidays, the College of Medicine is participating in the University's Winter Break.

The University observes the following days as a University-wide Winter Break for CY2018:

  • Monday, December 24, 2018
  • Wednesday, December 26, 2018
  • Thursday, December 27, 2018
  • Friday, December 28, 2018
  • Monday, December 31, 2018

Please refer to the Drexel University Winter Break policy (HR-38) for additional information.

For Clinical Practices Only

Recognizing the unique mission and responsibility of the clinical practices/offices to provide for ongoing patient care, the clinical practices/offices will observe the following schedule:

  • Monday, December 24, 2018 – one winter break day
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018 – holiday
  • Monday, December 31, 2018 – one winter break day
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – holiday

Clinical staff will get three additional floating holidays to be scheduled in a way that meets the needs of patients, physicians and individual practices. Floating holiday time will be added to professional staff member's time off balances on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

Please note this special schedule only applies to those working in the clinical practices/offices.

For DUCOM Non-Clinical Practices

Professional staff members will follow the University schedule, but will be awarded three additional floating holidays to be utilized on the following days during Winter Break:

  • Monday, December 24, 2018 – one winter break day
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018 – holiday
  • Wednesday, December 26, 2018 – floating holiday
  • Thursday, December 27, 2018 – floating holiday
  • Friday, December 28, 2018 – floating holiday
  • Monday, December 31, 2018 – one winter break day
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – holiday

Floating holiday time will be added to professional staff member's time off balances on Friday, December 21, 2018. Employees MUST enter the floating holiday on their timesheet or leave report for December 26, 27 and 28.