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Enrollment window closing soon for Dependent Tuition Assistance

Applications for dependent tuition assistance must be submitted each semester. The enrollment window for summer semester 2020 closes Friday, June 12, 2020. Students must have their social security number on file with Buckeye Link in order to receive the Dependent Tuition Assistance.

Distinguished Staff Awards honor outstanding Ohio State staff achievements

The Distinguished Staff Awards, the university’s highest staff recognition, annually honors individuals for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments and service to The Ohio State University. Congratulations to the 13 recipients awarded during Ohio State’s Sesquicentennial.

Additional resources for leave options related to COVID-19

New tools including a calculator on the leave options page can help estimate how much accrued leave can be used in combination with emergency leave offered through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Other new resources include: a step-by-step flow chart, guidance for supervisors and FAQs about expanded vacation donation and accrual.

Deadline approaching for 2019 FSA reimbursement

If you contributed to a 2019 Flexible Spending Account (FSA), all reimbursement requests must be submitted to TASC no later than March 31, 2020, and any unused amounts remaining after this deadline will be forfeited.

Human Resources Guidance: COVID-19

Information about COVID-19 state of emergency, employment-related topics (including leave management) and wellness resources.

Enrollment Open for Summer Term Dependent Tuition Assistance

Dependent tuition assistance applications must be submitted each term. The enrollment window for Summer semester 2020 is open March 9 through June 12, 2020. The student must have a social security number on file with Buckeye Link to receive dependent tuition assistance.

Professor Deborah Jones Merritt, Distinguished University Professor

Professor Deborah Jones Merritt, the Moritz College of Law John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hosteller Chair in Law, has produced path-breaking scholarship in three areas of the law: Constitutional Theory, Equality and Legal Education and the Legal Profession.

Bucks for Charity campaign raises nearly $1.3 million for local nonprofits

This year, more than $1.29 million was raised to benefit local nonprofit organizations through Bucks for Charity.

Office of Student Life earns recognition sixth year in a row

Ohio State’s Office of Student Life was named a Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Focusing on workplace diversity, staffing practices and work environment, research categories include family friendliness, salary/benefits and professional development opportunities.

Professor Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, Distinguished University Professor

Professor Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, a Lowber B. Strange Designated Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, has made a significant impact on advancing research in the application of Global Positioning Systems and Global Navigation Satellite Systems.

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Human Resources Guidance: COVID-19

Information about COVID-19 state of emergency, employment-related topics (including leave management) and wellness resources.

Career Roadmap current focus on cross-unit consistency, title recommendations

When launched in 2021, Career Roadmap will introduce a job catalog, pay ranges and career path visibility for Ohio State staff. The next phase in development is working to ensure consistent position mapping across all colleges and units.

Weather-related resources and closing reminders

With winter upon us, it’s important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, and know how to check the university’s status. Although Ohio State strives to remain open, faculty and staff can be prepared by reviewing this policy and taking note of the resources.

Employees to benefit from clear paths to HR support

The adoption of a new HR Service Delivery model across campus and the Wexner Medical Center is a key effort in delivering consistent, high-quality services and a cornerstone initiative of Ohio State’s HR Transformation efforts.

Forming the HR Shared Service Center

On Monday, September 9, HR colleagues participating in the HR Service Delivery (HRSD) pilot moved to the Office of Human Resources (OHR) location at South Campus Gateway, hitting a milestone in the development of the center, newly named HR Connection. Pilot partners celebrated their new office space with a welcome event.