Civic Holidays Resource Page



Online Resources

Federal Holidays

New Year's Day - January 1
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. - January 15
Birthday of George Washington - February 16
Memorial Day - Last Monday in May
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - 1st Monday in September
Columbus Day - 2nd Monday in October
Veterans Day - November 11
Thanksgiving Day - 3rd Thursday in November
Christmas Day - December 25

Featured Resources




Lighting the Way: Student Leaders
This book of reflections on Jesuit values was written by student leaders for student leaders. Reflection questions help students think about how these values impact their studies and leadership. It is perfect for training student government, resident hall advisors, orientation leaders, retreat leaders, and other student leaders who have leadership roles on campus.

The Examen for Diversity
This adaptaion of the Daily Examen helps one reflect on their experience with diversity with five points for spiritual thanksgiving, grace, and introspection.


Ignatian Day Planner
This handsome, spiral-bound "undated" planner is perfect for faculty, staff, and students alike. Its pages include quotes, illustrations, and a weekly reflection for 52 weeks. Use it for your daily schedule or journaling.

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