BREVARD COUNTY, Florida -- If you are asking, "Are schools open on Columbus Day 2012?" The answer is that Brevard County Public Schools will be open on Columbus Day during the 2011-2012 school calendar on October 8, 2012.
However, Brevard County Public Schools will have a student holiday the Friday after on October 12, 2012.
Additionally, Brevard County School students will have have an early release day on Halloween, October 31, 2012.
For the college student holiday schedule in 2012:
Brevard Community College, University of Florida, Florida State University, and University of Central Florida students all have classes on Columbus Day 2012, October 8, 2012.
Florida Institute of Technology students do not have classes on Columbus Day 2012, October 8, 2012, as part of their Fall Break.
Will banks be open on Columbus Day 2012? No. Banks will not be open on Columbus Day 2012.
Will mail be delivered on Columbus Day 2012? No. The U.S. Postal Service does not deliver mail on Columbus Day 2012. Also, U.S. Post Offices will not be open on Columbus Day 2012.
Will the stock market be open on Columbus Day 2012? Yes, the U.S. stock and commodity markets will be open on Columbus Day 2012. Including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ, New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT).