The campus academic year runs from September 1st to August 31st. The University observes 11 holidays and 2 campus closure days before the New Year’s Day holiday during the calendar year. The University issues pay on a bi-weekly basis. Employees are required to have direct deposit for their pay. Employees can log on to HR Direct to view and/print their bi-weekly pay advice statement. Supervisors and managers are responsible for approving all time, including exception-based time such as vacation and personal time, for their employees.