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President Alger and the senior leaders are pleased to implement a modified summer work schedule for James Madison University for the sixth year.

The university will adopt a modified summer schedule beginning Monday, May 7 and ending Friday, August 17, 2018.

  • University hours of business operation will be 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
  • University hours of business operation will be 8:00 a.m. – noon on Friday.
  • Full-time employees must work a 40-hour workweek.
  • Employees may work past noon on Fridays to fulfill their 40-hour workweek.
  • Alternate or flexible work schedules that meet the 40-hour workweek are acceptable with supervisory approval.
  • Departments and supervisors who have employees working an adjusted schedule after noon on Fridays will determine customer service expectations.
  • Full-time employee work schedules should be adjusted to 32 hours during the Memorial Day holiday week beginning May 27 and during the Independence Day holiday week beginning July 1. Any hours short of the 32-hour workweek  should be charged to available leave.
  • All leave requests are subject to supervisor’s approval.

If you have questions regarding the modified summer work schedule, please review the 2018 Modified Summer Schedule Frequently Asked Questions or contact Meghan Schaeffer, Leave Specialist,, 540-568-3974.

We strive to maintain work-life balance and flexibility across the university.

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