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Enrollment Closing for Summer Term Dependent Tuition Assistance

The Ohio State University offers eligible employees and their dependents the opportunity to advance their education at Ohio State. For dependent tuition assistance, applications must be submitted each term. Summer 2016 term enrollment window will close Friday, June 17.

Enrollment Open for Summer Term Dependent Tuition Assistance

The Ohio State University offers eligible employees and their dependents the opportunity to advance their education at Ohio State.

Important Update for Flexible Spending Account Participants

Ohio State’s Flexible Spending Account (FSA) vendor, TASC, transitioned to a new system platform during March 2016, temporarily affecting access to FSA accounts for enrolled participants.

OPERS Retirement Seminars Planned for March

The Office of Human Resources will host retirement education seminars during the month of March for members of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

Information About Wexner Medical Center and Medicare Health Plans

This year, the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) will transition OPERS retirees age 65 and older to an individual Medicare plan (Medigap or Medicare Advantage plan). Open enrollment for selecting the new plan runs through Dec. 31, and coverage will begin Jan. 1, 2016.

Ohio State Again Named One of America’s Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces for the Ninth Consecutive Year

For the ninth year in a row, The Ohio State University is recognized by the Dave Thomas Adoption Foundation on their 2015 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List. Ohio State has been named fourth in the nation on the education industry list and fifth overall in Ohio for their adoption benefits.

Total Rewards Statement Shows Ohio State’s Investment in You

The Office of Human Resources produced a Total Rewards Statement customized for Ohio State faculty and staff that provides a comprehensive look at the university’s investment in each individual and the personal value received by working at Ohio State.

Weight Watchers is Back and Better than Ever!

Benefits-enrolled faculty and staff have new opportunities to join the nation's #1 weight loss program this March!

2015 YP4H Program is Now Open

If your New Year’s resolution includes eating healthier, being more active, managing stress better or taking charge of your preventive health, then there is a challenge waiting for you in the YP4H portal to help you get results.

Spring Semester Dependent Tuition Assistance Enrollment

Applications for Dependent Tuition Assistance (DTA) must be submitted each term for each dependent. Faculty and staff can apply online using Employee Self Service or via paper DTA applications.

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New Wellness Benefits Available for Eligible Faculty and Staff

With the new year underway, eligible faculty and staff have access to new and enhanced benefits as part of Ohio State’s commitment to employee wellness.

Important Prescription Drug Benefit Update

Express Scripts, Inc., the pharmacy benefit manager that provides retail and online pharmacy network providers and services for The Ohio State University Faculty and Staff Health Plan, has recently notified Ohio State of Kroger’s intent to end their pharmacy provider agreement with them at the end of 2022.

Staff Compensation Policy

The Salary Administration & Classification policy has been renamed the "Staff Compensation Policy 3.10," and the content has been revised effective Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. The update merges two policies, and most content is carried over from the previous policies.

Ohio State honored with 2022 Governor’s Inclusive Employer Award

The Ohio State University and the Wexner Medical Center were honored with the 2022 Governor’s Inclusive Employer Award on October 17, 2022. The award recognizes the commitment to individuals with disabilities in the workplace.

Weather-related resources and closing reminders

It is important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, know your disaster designation and learn 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.

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Emergency back-up care option for weather closures

Ohio State employees can access up to 10 days of emergency back-up care with a copay as part of expanded family care benefits available through Bright Horizons. This includes when you need a care provider while you work during weather-related school and care center closures. Register in advance with Bright Horizons.

Enrollment Window for Spring Tuition Assistance Closing

Applications for tuition assistance benefits must be submitted each semester, and the enrollment window for spring semester 2023 ends January 13, 2023.

1095-C Tax Form for Employees

Employees will soon receive tax form 1095-C for the previous tax year as part of the university’s reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act. The 1095-C contains information about medical coverage offered to employees and their dependents by Ohio State. Employees can choose via Workday to receive the form online or by mail.

2023 Benefits Information

As a reminder, elections you made during 2023 Open Enrollment will take effect on January 1, 2023.

Distinguished Staff Award nominations open

The Distinguished Staff Award, the university’s highest honor for staff, recognizes staff members who have made an impact at Ohio State and demonstrated the university’s shared values. The annual award honors 12 staff members for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments, dedication and service to the university. The nomination deadline is Friday, January 27, at 5 p.m.
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