BREVARD COUNTY, Florida -- If you are asking, "Are schools open on Columbus Day?" The answer is that Brevard County Public Schools will be open on Columbus Day during the 2012-2013 school calendar - but it varies for Florida college students.
For the college student holiday schedule in 2013:
Eastern Florida State College, University of Florida, Florida State University, and University of Central Florida students all have classes on Columbus Day 2013.
Florida Institute of Technology students do not have classes on Columbus Day 2013 as part of their Fall Break.
Will banks be open on Columbus Day 2013?
No. Banks will not be open on Columbus Day 2013.
Will mail be delivered on Columbus Day 2013?
No. The U.S. Postal Service does not deliver mail on Columbus Day 2013. Also, U.S. Post Offices will not be open on Columbus Day 2013.
Will the stock market be open on Columbus Day 2013?
Yes, the U.S. stock and commodity markets will be open on Columbus Day 2013. Including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ, New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT).
When is Columbus Day in 2013?
Columbus Day is observed on the second Monday in October. For 2013, Columbus Day falls on October 14, 2013. Traditional Columbus Day is October 12.