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2016 Staff Arts & Crafts Exhibit

The 2016 Staff Arts & Crafts Exhibit kicked off on Wednesday, September 14, with an opening reception. Held in Bricker Hall, the event celebrated the 54 Ohio State faculty and...

Ohio State sets date for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) implementation

Ohio State’s timeline to implement updated federal overtime regulations is set for October 30, 2016. This is the date affected employees will become eligible for overtime. The first biweekly pay...

A great university requires a great community

Opportunity, diversity, engagement and many more aspects about the City of Columbus make it one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. It also makes the city a...

Finalized Sexual Misconduct Policy to be Effective August 23

As part of a comprehensive effort to enhance the health, safety and wellbeing of our community, the university has finalized a campus-wide Sexual Misconduct Policy, to be effective August 23, 2016.

Kay Halasek Named Director of Innovative Teaching and Learning Institute

Associate Professor Kay Halasek (English) has been appointed director of Ohio State’s University Institute for Teaching and Learning, a new center opening in August 2016 that provides innovative approaches to...

BuckeyePass Boosts Security of Employees’ Personal Data

Beginning Sept. 12, all Ohio State employees will be required to use BuckeyePass to log into Employee Self Service (ESS) —the online portal for accessing important employee data, such as paychecks and benefits enrollment.

Rollout of HR Roles and New Reports in BuckIQ

As previously communicated to the human resources community, HR roles will be added to BuckIQ on July 25, 2016, to improve data security and align access with other analytical tools.

Third Consecutive Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

In appreciation for their outstanding achievements, faculty and staff are invited to opt-in to be randomly selected to receive four tickets to the Ohio State vs. Bowling Green football game on September 3.

Enhanced I-9 Database Improves Efficiency and User Experience

An enhanced I-9 database for the Ohio State human resources community will be implemented on August 16, 2016. The redesigned database will streamline the employment verification process, leading to improved efficiencies and user experience.

Ohio State Faculty and Staff Made Every Minute Count in The Rivals Challenge

The Ohio State University and the University of Michigan went toe-to-toe in a battle of the fittest and after eight weeks of “healthy competition,” Ohio State faculty and staff have been declared this year’s Rivals Challenge champion.



Bucks for Charity raises more than $1.2 million for central Ohio community

Ohio State faculty, staff and retirees are making a difference in the community and, this year, contributed $1,235,882 to help support local organizations.

Form 1095-C now available

Employees who consented to receive the 2017 tax form 1095-C electronically can now access it in Employee Self Service. For those who did not consent, the form has been mailed to home addresses on file in the HR System.

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.

Ohio State named Champion of Opportunity

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) has recognized The Ohio State University as an inclusive workplace and acknowledge the university’s innovative recruitment and retention of individuals with disabilities.


Enrollment open for summer term dependent tuition assistance

The dependent tuition assistance enrollment window for summer semester 2018 opens Monday, March 12, and closes June 15. Dependent tuition assistance applications must be submitted each term.

Lucy Loves Lucy

FOD Custodian Lucille Talbert has made changes for her own health and well-being – starting by walking around the Oval during her breaks and now taking Zumba classes through Your Plan for Health. Learn more about how she incorporates wellness activities into her daily routine.

Staff Benefits and Wellness Expo

The University Staff Advisory Committee is hosting the inaugural Staff Benefits and Wellness Expo on Tuesday, March 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ohio Union. The expo will offer mini-breakout sessions, biometric screenings, professional headshots, department representatives and local organizations.

Creating great experiences for guests and coworkers is Scott Dickson’s mission

Scott’s Dickson’s dedication to making Jerome Schottenstein Center events safe and enjoyable extends even further than the 800,000 annual guests. He is equally passionate about creating memorable experiences for his coworkers and treating them like family.

Lunch & Learn: Women's HERstory Program with Susan Basso

The Association of Staff and Faculty Women (ASFW) is hosting a conversation with Susan Basso, Senior Vice President for Talent, Culture and Human Resources, on Thursday, March 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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