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Ohio State staff to receive cash distribution

President Michael V. Drake, MD, has announced a special, one-time cash distribution for university staff in recognition of their contributions to the advancement of Ohio State’s collaborative strategic plan and in conjunction with the continuing success of the university’s innovative funding and efficiencies program.

Open Enrollment ends November 14

Open Enrollment ends Tuesday (11/14) at 11:59 p.m. This is your final opportunity to make changes to your benefit elections. Don't forget to click "Authorize and Submit" to complete your enrollment.

Enrollment window open for spring 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.

New Veterans Employee Resource Group supports military faculty and staff furthering Ohio State’s inclusive culture

In honor of the brave faculty and staff who have served or are actively serving our country, Ohio State faculty and staff members are forming a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG) to enhance Ohio State’s inclusive and supportive culture.

Open Enrollment continues

Open Enrollment began November 1  and will continue through Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Open Enrollment is the one time each year to assess your benefits and make sure they will continue to meet your needs for the coming year.

Enhanced Your Plan for Health program and new incentives for 2018

In January 2018, an enhanced Your Plan for Health (YP4H) program will be available, powered by new vendor partner, Virgin Pulse.  A redesigned YP4H Incentive Program will also launch in 2018 with a new points structure and a variety of rewards.

Bucks for Charity Night with the Blue Jackets

Support Ohio State's Bucks for Charity campaign by watching the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, November 7, at 7 p.m.

Basso joins Ohio State, shares her leadership principles and expectations

Off to a fast start, Susan McGarry Basso is actively engaging with university leaders, governance groups and the broad HR community as part of a robust onboarding plan.

Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Policy edits

The policy has been edited to better align with the Activities and Programs with Minor Participants Policy.

Open Enrollment information: myBenefitsMentor coming in the mail and online

Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State medical benefits have access to myBenefitsMentor, a tool that models projected medical and pharmacy expenses based on anticipated health care needs for 2018.

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Revised Paid Leave Programs Policy

To provide greater equity amongst Ohio State faculty and staff, the Paid Leave Programs policy has been revised on an interim basis, including changes to parental leave eligibility and vacation accrual for post-doctoral researchers and associated faculty.

Revised Workplace Violence Policy

As part of Ohio State’s ongoing commitment to providing a safe campus for faculty, staff and students, the Workplace Violence Policy has been revised to better define workplace violence and what to do in the event that a violent situation arises.

Revised Reward and Recognition Policy

The Reward and Recognition policy has been revised to align the policy language with the Expenditures Policy, and to ensure that the language is consistent with tax law.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment reminder

Ohio State is committed to having a diverse community that promotes equal employment opportunity and eliminates discrimination. It's important to review the university's Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination/Harassment policy, which provides equal opportunity to everyone.

HR Town Hall introduces strategic plan and provides leadership development

Human resources professionals from across Ohio State gathered recently for a town hall meeting to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments, focus on the strategy for the years ahead and engage with a leader-development expert.