Expanded Minors Policy Results in Increased Registration and Training Across Ohio State

There has been significant activity across campus since the January 1 expansion of the Activities and Programs with Minor Participants policy. From increased program registration to policy trainings, the Ohio State community has been working diligently to make campus an even safer and more enriching environment for minors.

Ohio State Recognized by Heart Association as Fit-Friendly Worksite

Ohio State has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association (AHA) for helping employees eat better and move more.

Supplemental Individual Disability Insurance

Ohio State strives to offer benefits that enhance financial security for you and your family. Eligible Ohio State faculty and staff have an opportunity beginning June 15, 2015, to enroll in the Supplemental Individual Disability Insurance (IDI) plan. Eligible employees include faculty and staff earning an annual base salary of at least $100,000 and working at least 20 hours (50% FTE) per week.

Congratulations to the 2015 Distinguished Staff Award Recipients

The Distinguished Staff Awards recognize and celebrate staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. Congratulations to the 2015 honorees.

The Ohio State University Voted Best Columbus Employer by (614) Magazine

The Ohio State University has been named as the top Columbus employer for the second consecutive year by (614) Magazine.

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. Congratulations to 2015 recipients Valerie Kinloch, PhD, and Andrea L. Peabody.

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. The university’s primary concern is for anyone in our affected community. 

People in need of support or resources are encouraged to call Praesidium Inc., a nationally recognized leader in preventing and responding to incidents of child sexual abuse, at 866-607-7233.

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. Current programs operating with minor participants must be registered as soon as possible and future programs should be registered at least 60 days in advance of minors' participation.

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Voluntary Request for Faculty and Staff to Indicate Disability Status

Current employees who identify as disabled or have had a disability have the option to voluntarily log into Employee Self Service to indicate their disability status.

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.