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November 1, 2023

Time to Enroll: 2024 Open Enrollment is Now Available

Open Enrollment began November 1 and is available through Wednesday, November 15, 2023. Open Enrollment is the time to evaluate your benefit options and make any necessary elections for the coming year. All elections made during Open Enrollment become effective January 1, 2024.
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October 27, 2023

New retirement videos help current, new faculty and staff

Human Resources is introducing four new retirement videos to help new and current employees save for the future. New faculty and staff can learn more about selecting a mandatory retirement plan. Current employees can better understand their retirement plan and how to manage investments as well as learn about fees and how they impact your retirement savings.
October 24, 2023

2024 Open Enrollment Benefits Information

Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for you to evaluate your benefit options and make elections for the upcoming year. Open Enrollment for the 2024 benefit plan year is November 1-15, 2023. We strongly encourage you to visit the Open Enrollment website and benefits eligibility page to select options that best fit your needs.
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October 5, 2023

Reminder: Drug-Free Workplace Policy Enhances Safety

Ohio State supports a drug-free work environment to provide for the health and safety of the university community. The Drug-Free Workplace Policy addresses the use of controlled substances on campus, and applies to faculty, staff, graduate associates and student employees.
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September 8, 2023

Manager Foundations Training

A new training on Ohio State’s technology platforms, tools and resources is available for managers, manager liaisons and administrative professionals.
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August 16, 2023

Build your path to a secure future

Join the Human Resources team and our partners for a virtual retirement fair to learn more about financial planning and retirement. A series of webinars will be held Sept. 11-22.
August 11, 2023

Staff and Manager Career Development Grants

Applications for the Staff and Manager Career Development Grants are being accepted through August 31, 2023. Eligible staff can apply for $1,500-$2,250 for professional development opportunities occurring between October 2023 - June 2024.
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August 11, 2023

Enrollment window for autumn tuition assistance closes August 25

Applications are required each applicable semester to receive faculty and staff and dependent tuition assistance. Eligible faculty and staff can apply in Workday (recommended) or with paper forms. The enrollment window for autumn semester 2023 ends August 25, 2023.
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August 2, 2023

Workday Notifications for Merit Increases

Starting Aug. 2, merit increase notifications are available for campus tenure, clinical and research track faculty and non-bargaining unit regular staff. To view your merit statement, log into Workday and click on the merit announcement, located on the home page. Note, merit notifications do not include bonuses or other types of income.
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July 28, 2023

Manager resources for onboarding new employees

Managers play an important role in guiding new employees as they pursue successful and fulfilling Ohio State careers. If you are a manager onboarding a new employee, there are many resources you can leverage to welcome and transition your new team member.

HR Focus News

Expanded Career Resources in Workday

If you want to advance your Buckeye career, a new Workday internal career site has tools to help you easily navigate and apply for open opportunities across Ohio State.

Ohio State names new senior vice president of talent, culture and human resources

President Walter “Ted” Carter Jr. has named Katie Hall as senior vice president of talent, culture and human resources, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Hall has served as the interim senior vice president since last spring and has been with Ohio State for 24 years.

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.

New retirement videos help current, new faculty and staff

Human Resources is introducing four new retirement videos to help new and current employees save for the future. New faculty and staff can learn more about selecting a mandatory retirement plan. Current employees can better understand their retirement plan and how to manage investments as well as learn about fees and how they impact your retirement savings.

Manager Foundations Training

A new training on Ohio State’s technology platforms, tools and resources is available for managers, manager liaisons and administrative professionals.