How to set up Holiday Calendar?

Created by Monica Madan, Modified on Wed, 06 Mar 2024 at 03:43 PM by Monica Madan

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Ensure project timelines stay on track by effectively managing calendar holidays and preventing delays. In Rocketlane, you can now set up a holiday calendar that enhances visibility into resource availability during allocations. 

Now, the weekly capacity of your team members will exclude their time offs and holiday hours.

In this article

Creating and editing Holiday Calendar

To create a holiday calendar,

  • Login as an admin and navigate to your avatar

  • Select settings and get to the Accounts section

  • Select Holiday calendar

  • Click the Create new calendar button

  • Name the calendar (for example Holidays for the US region)

  • Click Add new holiday and name the holiday (example: Christmas Day)

  • Choose the date or set a start and end date based on the holiday type.

  • Click Create

  • Toggle the holiday calendar on to enable it 

Note: The holiday calendar needs to be updated every year and assigned to the team members for it get reflected on timesheets. 

To edit a holiday calendar,

  • Click on the three dots near the calendar

  • Click edit holiday calendar

  • Make the necessary edits and click update

  • If you wish to remove a holiday, click the delete icon but note that this will affect your team’s total capacity.

Assigning Holiday calendars to Team members

Now, if you have team members who work around the world, you can assign them a holiday calendar. 

  • Navigate to your avatar

  • Under Settings, go to Accounts

  • Select Team member 

  • Click on the three dots near a team member and 

  • Click view details

  • Click Edit profile and add a calendar to the Holiday Calendar section

Users can see their holiday calendar under Profile settings.

Note: if users apply time-off for a date that was marked as a holiday in their holiday calendar, the system will skip that entry.

Impact areas

Under Timesheets

While submitting and approving time on timesheets, if the day of the week is a holiday, the user will be notified of it.

Under Resource Management

While allocating resources, if a team member has holidays coming up, it will show up at the time of allocation.

Under Time tracking report

The weekly capacity of your team will exclude time-offs and holiday hours


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