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Ryerson Holiday Schedule

The following is a list of paid holidays and the mid-year break for employees.

Holiday Date
Family Day Monday, February 20, 2017
Good Friday Friday, April 14, 2017
Victoria Day Monday, May 22, 2017
Canada Day Monday, July 3, 2017
Ryerson Day Friday, August 4, 2017
Civic Holiday Monday, August 7, 2017
Labour Day Monday, September 4, 2017
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 9, 2017
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2017
Boxing Day Tuesday, December 26, 2017
New Year’s Day Monday, January 1, 2018
Mid-Year Break

Monday, December 25, 2017 to Friday, January 5, 2018 inclusive

The university will close at the end of the day on Friday, December 22, 2017 and will re-open on Monday, January 8, 2018.

Holiday Date
Family Day Monday, February 19, 2018
Good Friday   Friday, March 30, 2018
Victoria Day Monday, May 21, 2018
Canada Day Monday, July 2, 2018
Ryerson Day Friday, August 3, 2018
Civic Holiday Monday, August 6, 2018
Labour Day Monday, September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 8, 2018
Christmas Day Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Boxing Day Wednesday, December 26, 2018
New Year’s Day Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Mid-Year Break

Monday, December 24, 2018 to Friday, January 4, 2019 inclusive

The university will close at the end of the day on Friday, December 21, 2018 and will re-open on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Building access

The holiday period provides an opportunity for a number of necessary maintenance tasks requiring minor power outages. These outages, combined with the university’s energy conservation program, mean the heating and ventilation systems will be operating at minimal levels that result in very cool temperatures and therefore are not well-suited for prolonged work.

If there is a need to enter a building during the mid-year break closure period, your access control will be consistent with other holiday closures. Employee OneCards are already programmed for holiday access on an as-needed basis.

If you require access to Ryerson buildings during holidays or mid-year break closures, contact your manager or department administrator who can help confirm your authorization level and make adjustments if necessary.

Please contact Security at 416-979-5040 or if you wish to enter alarmed areas so that system schedules can be adjusted accordingly.