Relocation at Ohio State - Human Resources at Ohio State

Relocation at Ohio State

Congratulations on your new role at The Ohio State University and welcome to the Buckeye family!

If you are relocating to work at one of Ohio State’s six campuses, below is a list of contracted moving vendors and recommended contacts for realtors and temporary housing. Please also review the Relocation Expenses Policy 2.30.

For more information regarding this policy and the below information call the Office of Human Resources at (614) 247-9776 or email Dannell Piper at

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Contracted Vendors for Residential Relocation

Andrews Moving & Storage/United Van Lines
Scott L. Hughes
Relocation Specialist/Healthcare and Education
Direct Dial: (330) 656-8721
Fax: (330) 656-8712
Mobile: (614) 915-5688

Corrigan Moving Systems/United Van Lines
Marabeth Galardi, General Manager
Phone: (585) 295-2245 or (800) 333-0763
Fax: (585) 647-3004

E.E. Ward
Abby Philips
Phone: (614) 657-1675
Fax: (614) 298-8346

Herlihy Moving & Storage
James Herlihy, Owner
Phone: (614) 554-0620
Fax: (614) 987-8646

Planes Companies
Karen Rogers, Executive Account Manager
Direct: (513) 759-3612

Area Realtors

At Ohio State, we realize every relocation is different and is much more than just moving your belongings.

If you would like to be connected to local full service, relocation-trained agents/brokerages, please contact Dannell Piper at 614-247-9776 or at

Temporary Housing

Mac Lawless
Corporate Housing Systems
Phone: (614) 764-4700

Jesse Lear
Epicurean Properties, LLC
Call/Text: (614) 383-8246

Housing in Columbus Ohio (as of January 2023)

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Disclaimer: Relocation referrals to specific companies, products or services do not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, by the University.