Work Hours and Staff Holidays

Union Staff Work Hours

Details regarding work hours for staff working in positions covered by a collective bargaining agreement can be found within the agreement, a copy of which can be obtained through Human Resources. Individual work schedules are determined by an employee’s supervisor.

Staff Administrative Work Hours

The College alters the general administrative work hours at certain times during the year. Please note that offices may find it necessary to alter the workday hours for certain staff members to meet specific office needs.

Effective Dates

[2022–23 Academic Year]
  • Monday, August 29, 2022 | 9:00 am–5:00 pm (one-hour lunch)
  • Monday, December 19, 2022 | 8:30 am–4:00 pm (half-hour lunch)
  • Monday, February 13, 2023 | 9:00 am–5:00 pm (one-hour lunch)
  • Monday, June 5, 2023 | 8:30 am–4:00 pm (half-hour lunch)

Staff Holidays 

Union Staff

[2021-2022 Academic Year]
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day | Monday, June 20, 2022 (observed)
[2022–2023 Academic Year]
  • Independence Day | Monday, July 4, 2022 
  • Labor Day | Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day* | Thursday, November 24, 2022
  • Day after Thanksgiving | Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Staff Appreciation Day | Thursday, December 22, 2022
  • Christmas Eve | Friday, December 23, 2022
  • Christmas Day | Monday, December 26, 2022 (observed)
  • New Year’s Day | Monday, January 2, 2023 (observed)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday* | Monday, January 16, 2023
  • Memorial Day | Monday, May 29, 2023
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day* | Monday, June 19, 2023

In accordance with the current bargaining agreement, the dates listed above will be observed as holidays. Per Article 12, all employees whose work has to be performed on a holiday will have the choice of receiving either compensatory time off of one and one-half days for each holiday worked or will be paid at the rate of one and one-half times their regular pay in addition to the regular day’s pay. To receive holiday pay, an employee must work the day before and the day after the holiday or the employee’s regular schedule.

*Day before Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 23, 2022) | early departure at noon for all nonessential staff

Union Staff Work Hours
Details regarding work hours for staff working in positions covered by a collective bargaining agreement can be found within the agreement, a copy of which can be obtained through Human Resources Individual work schedules are determined by an employee’s supervisor.

Administrative Staff

[2021-2022 Academic Year]
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day | Monday, June 20, 2022 (observed
[2022–2023 Academic Year]
  • Independence Day * | Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Bennington Battle Day* | Monday, August 15, 2022 (observed)
  • Labor Day* | Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day** | Thursday, November 24, 2022
  • Day after Thanksgiving | Friday, November 25, 2022
  • Staff Appreciation Day | Thursday, December 22, 2022
  • Winter Break | Friday, December 23, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday* | Monday, January 16, 2023
  • Presidents’ Day* | Monday, February 20, 2023
  • Memorial Day* | Monday, May 29, 2023
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day* | Monday, June 19, 2023

*In order to provide services to students, certain staff members will be required to work on these dates; staff members will be individually notified of staffing needs. An employee who is required to work on a holiday will receive either compensation for hours worked or an alternate day off, depending on the employee’s position classification.

**Day before Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 23, 2022) | early departure at noon for all nonessential staff

Staff and Faculty Payroll and Timesheet Schedules [2022-2023 calendar year]

Hourly and Nonexempt Staff

The following pay schedule pertains to all hourly and non-exempt administrative staff paid on the semi-monthly pay cycle. Time sheet due dates are listed below. Time sheets must be sent to nvolpi@bennington.edu by noon on the due dates listed below.     

                                                                                                                                                  Time sheets to include

                                                                                                                                                   hours in the following

                                                     Time Sheets Due:                       Pay date:                              work weeks:

1/07/22

1/14/22

12/26/21-1/01/22

1/02/22-1/08/22

1/21/22

1/28/22

1/09/22 – 1/15/22

1/16/22 – 1/22/22

2/10/22

2/15/22

1/23/22 – 1/29/22

1/30/22 – 2/05/22

2/06/22 – 2/12/22

2/23/22

2/28/22

2/13/22 - 2/19/22

2/20/22 – 2/26/22

3/09/22

3/15/22

2/27/22 – 3/05/22

3/06/22 – 3/12/22

3/23/22

3/30/22

3/13/22 – 3/19/22

3/20/22 – 3/26/22

4/08/22

               4/15/22

3/27/22 – 4/02/22

4/03/22 – 4/09/22

4/22/22

4/29/22

4/10/22 – 4/16/22

4/17/22 – 4/23/22

5/06/22

5/13/22

4/24/22 – 4/30/22

5/01/22 – 5/07/22

5/20/22

5/27/22

5/08/22 – 5/14/22

5/15/22 – 5/21/22

6/08/22

6/15/22

5/22/22 – 5/28/22

5/29/22 – 6/04/22

6/05/22 – 6/11/22

6/23/22

6/30/22

6/12/22 – 6/18/22

6/19/22 – 6/25/22

7/08/22

7/15/22

6/26/22 – 7/02/22

7/03/22 – 7/09/22

7/22/22

7/29/22

7/10/22 – 7/16/22

7/17/22 – 7/23/22

8/08/22

8/15/22*

7/24/22 – 7/30/22

7/31/22 – 8/06/22

8/25/22

8/30/22

8/07/22 – 8/13/22

8/14/22 – 8/20/22

8/21/22 – 8/27/22

9/08/22

9/15/22

8/28/22 – 9/03/22

9/04/22 – 9/10/22

9/23/22

9/30/22

9/11/22 – 9/17/22

9/18/22 – 9/24/22

10/07/22

10/14/22

9/25/22 – 10/01/22

10/02/22 – 10/08/22

10/21/22

10/28/22

10/09/22 – 10/15/22

10/16/22 – 10/22/22

11/09/22

11/15/22

10/23/22 – 10/29/22

10/30/22 – 11/05/22

11/06/22 – 11/12/22

11/23/22

11/30/22

11/13/22 – 11/19/22

11/20/22 – 11/26/22

12/08/22

12/15/22

11/27/22 – 12/03/22

12/04/22 – 12/10/22

12/20/22**

12/30/22

12/11/22 – 12/17/22

12/18/22 – 12/24/22

Please note, if time sheets are due prior to the end of a work week, time for those days can be estimated based on your normal work schedule.  Adjustments can be recorded on the next time sheet if there is a variance to your normal schedule.

*The 8/15 payroll date is subject to change depending on the date for the Bennington Battle Day holiday (TBD)

**Tuesday, 12/20 (by noon) due date due to holiday break

Faculty and Exempt Staff

The following pay schedule pertains to all faculty and exempt staff paid on the semi-monthly pay cycle.

  • January 14
  • January 28
  • February 15
  • February 28
  • March 15
  • March 30
  • April 15
  • April 29
  • May 13
  • May 27
  • June 15
  • June 30
  • July 15
  • July 29
  • August 15*
  • August 30
  • September 15
  • September 30
  • October 14
  • October 
  • November 15
  • November 30
  • December 15
  • December 30

Student Payroll Schedule

Go to Student Payroll and Timesheet Schedule page