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Congratulations to the 2015 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards Recipients

The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards recognize and reward individuals who have led exceptional diversity efforts at The Ohio State University. Award recipients shape the university with cutting-edge curriculum, mentorship, programs or policies.

Update on the Child Care Program

The Ohio State University’s top priority is providing a safe place for learning. The university has received the heartbreaking news that someone who was responsible for the care of children in our community may have caused harm and violated our trust.

Reminder: Registration Required for Activities and Programs with Minors

Ohio State’s Activities and Programs with Minor Participants policy requires registering all programs involving minor participants with the university’s Youth Policy Coordinator, Lindsay Bond.

Voluntary Request for Faculty and Staff to Indicate Disability Status

The Ohio State University is committed to growing and supporting its diverse community of people and ideas to foster the growth, development and success of our students, faculty and staff.

Ohio State Athletics Named One of the Best Places to Work in Sports

The Ohio State University Department of Athletics has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Sports by Forbes.com. Ohio State’s Department of Athletics was the only collegiate organization to make the list of national leaders in sports employment.

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!

Policy Reminder: Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions

As part of The Ohio State University’s Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Policy, all current faculty, staff, graduate associates and student employees, appointees, volunteers and staff provided by third party vendors are required to self-disclose criminal convictions...

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.

Monthly Minors Memo: Policy Approved and Set for January 1 Effective Date

The Ohio State University reaches nearly 500,000 youth annually through more than 600 activities and programs in all of Ohio’s 88 counties. Throughout the past year, the Office of Human Resources has worked to formulate and approve a renewed policy regarding youth participation in University activities and programs.

Updated Family and Medical Leave Policy Effective February 1, 2015

The Ohio State University, including the Wexner Medical Center, provides job-protected Family and Medical Leave (FML) to eligible faculty and staff for up to 12 work weeks (480 hours) of leave during a 12-month period based on qualifying events.

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Academic Recess Announced for December 27-30, 2022

The Ohio State University is invoking its Weather or Other Short-Term Closing Policy 6.15 as an academic recess to support the health, safety and well-being of the university’s workforce. All academic campuses will close December 27-30, 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.

Open Enrollment: New Lifestyle Spending Accounts Coming in 2023

During Open Enrollment, Ohio State is sharing information about a new benefit that will be available in 2023 – Lifestyle Spending Accounts (LSA). An LSA allows you to personalize your benefits and be reimbursed for eligible expenses that support overall health and well-being.

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.

New Roth Retirement Options Available July 1

Starting July 1, 2022, Roth (after-tax) contributions, along with an in-plan Roth conversion feature, will be available in 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plans. Active employees will be able to make Roth contributions through a current 403(b) and/or 457(b) plan provider.