Date Holiday

January 1

New Year's Day

3rd Monday in January

Martin Luther King, Jr Day

4th Monday in May

Memorial Day

June 19


July 4

Independence Day (observed)

1st Monday in September

Labor Day

4th Thursday in November


4th Friday in November

Friday after Thanksgiving

December 25th


Between December 24th and January 2nd, most DHART SPORE laboratories will be open for essential operations ONLY and will re-open for normal operations on January 2nd. If at all possible, biological specimens for submission to DHART SPORE should NOT be collected and shipped to DHART Spore between December 24th and January 2nd.

Should it be necessary to ship samples to DHART SPORE during this period, please contact the Biorepository Core staff before December 24th by e-mailing, so they can arrange to have staff available to process or store incoming samples.

Courier services may observe a different set of holidays. Please be sure to verify shipping dates with your courier prior to any holiday.