On Thursday, April 22, the University announced that Juneteenth 2021 will be recognized as a university holiday and called on OSU community members to observe the day in recognition of OSU’s support for Black Americans and commitment to ending systemic racism. Accordingly, Friday, June 18, 2021 is a paid holiday for eligible employees including academic faculty, professional faculty, SEIU classified, law enforcement professionals and academic wage appointees. A schedule of university holidays and terms of eligibility for paid holidays is available here.