Death of an Employee and Survivorship

When a loved one passes away, we understand that this is a difficult time for surviving family members. Ohio State provides benefits and services to the surviving family members of deceased employees. We hope this information helps you and your family with peace of mind about handling these details in the future.

As an employee, please be sure to keep your beneficiary information current at Workday.

If you are the family member of an Ohio State employee who recently passed away, please contact HR Connection at (614) 247-6947 or hrconnection@osu.edu as soon as possible to report the death and to get information about release of final pay, options for continuing benefits and to apply for any available death benefits.

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