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The Office of Business and Finance is focused on operational excellence and resource stewardship, the pillar of Ohio State's strategic plan that provides the financial support for our ambitions as a national flagship public research university. We work to protect and grow the resources available to invest in teaching, learning, research and patient care. Have questions or comments about our new website? Please contact us

Business and Finance News

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August 27, 2020

A new budget for Ohio State provides a clearer picture of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on university operations. The Board of Trustees voted today to approve a $7.5 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2021. University leadership presented a detailed overview of the budget to the board that showed how the pandemic continues to present significant budgetary challenges for Ohio State. No source of revenue is unaffected.

August 11, 2020

Return-to-campus kits will be available at no cost through the university’s e-store program. Faculty kits will include chalk, markers and supplies to clean the boards in their classrooms. Department managers or human resources staff can procure the kits for faculty and staff before they return to campus. The e-store is expected to have kits available on Aug. 17.

June 20, 2020

Domestic and international travel restrictions, initially announced in March, have been extended until December 31, 2020 . All previously approved travel prior to that date must be canceled. Exemption processes and elevated approvals related to travel restrictions are available under specific circumstances.