The following are processing instructions, planning documents, and informative brochures on a variety of programs and services available to Ohio State University employees. If you are looking for processing information following a major life event (moving, marriage, domestic partnership, retirement, etc.), view the Office of Human Resources Life Events page. For printable forms and filing instructions, view the Office of Human Resources Forms page. For information on university-wide policies and rules, view the Office of Human Resources Policies page.

Resources – Quarterly newsletter for all faculty and staff

Your Plan For Health (YP4H)

Benefits Overview Books

Benefits Summary for Regular Appointments Fact Sheet

Faculty and Staff Benefits Overview Book

COBRA Benefits Information

Benefits Eligibility Booklet


Adoption Assistance Fact Sheet

Benefit Continuation

Continuing Benefits While on Leave Booklet

Disability Insurance

Disability Summary

Disability Fact Sheet

Disability Plan Details

Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts – Specific Plan Details

Graduate Associates

Retirement Handbook for Students (including GAs)

Graduate Associate Factsheet

Health Benefits


Medical Plan Summary

Medical Plans – Specific Plan Details

Medical Plan Comparison Chart

Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drug Plan Summary

Prescription Drug Plan Comparison Chart


Vision Plan Summary

Vision Plan Details

Vision Plan Comparison Chart


Dental Plan Benefit Summary

Dental Plan Details

Dental Plan Comparison Chart


GlobalCare Brochure

GlobalCare Enrollment for Business Travelers Departmental Guidelines

GlobalCare Information for Business Travelers Brochure and Enrollment Form

HIPAA Privacy Practices

Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA)

Life Insurance

Group Term Life Insurance Summary

Dependent Group Life Insurance Summary

Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance Summary

Life Insurance - Specific Plan Details


Retirement Summary

Retirement Plan Choices for Faculty

Retirement Plan Choices for Staff

Supplemental Retirement Accounts Summary

Post-Retirement Summary

Retirement Handbook – Pre-Retirement Information and Resources for Ohio State Retirees

Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance Summary

Faculty and Staff Tuition Assistance Fact Sheet

Dependent Tuition Assistance Fact Sheet

Guide to Affirmative Action for Veterans: What Managers, Supervisors & Administrators Need to Know

Veteran Information Brochure: Veterans Affairs Services

USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act) Poster