New Employees Welcome - Human Resources at Ohio State

New Employee Onboarding

A guide for new employees

Welcome!

We are pleased that you chose The Ohio State University as the place to share your time, talents and successes. We hope you are excited about becoming a Buckeye, and we look forward to you being a part of the Ohio State community.

Diverse and accomplished colleagues, shared dedication to students and patients, contemporary campus spaces and pride in being a Buckeye make Ohio State one of the top employers in Ohio and the U.S. You can be your best at Ohio State.

As part of your total rewards package, Ohio State is proud to provide access to high-quality benefits that support your health and financial goals.

Use this site as an online resource to help you transition successfully into your new roles as a Buckeye.

As a new member of the Buckeye community, you are now poised for an exciting future at an outstanding institution rich in tradition. Buckeyes include more than 500,000 alumni; 65,000 students; 44,000 faculty, staff and student employees; and thousands of medical patients, parents and volunteers.

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Tradition

Buckeye pride can be found all across our five campus locations and Wexner Medical Center. Whether you are an academic explorer, history or art buff, foodie or sports enthusiast, there is something for everyone at Ohio State.

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Land-Grant Mission

Founded as a federal land grant institution in 1870, the university has awarded more than 714,512 degrees since 1878. Ohio State is a leader in defining the modern land-grant mission, which connects the university and community to expand knowledge, educate first-class thinkers, solve pressing world problems and assure access to higher education.

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Inclusive Culture

Ohio State embraces diversity and an inclusive culture that empowers individuals to achieve their highest potential. Building on more than 40 years of successful diversity-enhancing initiatives, we are committed to further advancing diversity and inclusion as an essential source of our institutional strength.

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Total Rewards

Ohio State provides access to high-quality benefits as part of your total rewards package. Total rewards include tangible benefits, such as compensation, health coverage, retirement and education, and intangible benefits, like professional growth, Buckeye pride, work-life balance and access to world-class libraries and on-campus arts and cultural events.

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Healthy Workplace

Ohio State is committed to providing a healthy workplace environment. Faculty and staff have access to many free or discounted services and resources to improve and maintain their health. Wellness challenges, tips, webinars and fairs are popular in the Buckeye community.

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Lifelong Learning

Ohio State values lifelong learning. Faculty and staff are encouraged to engage in the many forms of professional development – through experience, working with others and training. Tap into the available resources to support your unique journey.

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