Ohio State used efficiencies, new resources and other initiatives to generate $47.6 million in direct benefits to our students in fiscal 2018, according to the university's progress report on the recommendations of the Ohio Task Force on Affordability and Efficiency in Higher Education.
The task force issued recommendations in 2015 on topics ranging from operational excellence to textbook affordability
Faculty and staff play an important role within the university community in keeping Ohio State safe for everyone, and it’s important to know how to identify, disrupt and report sexual misconduct. A new mandatory sexual misconduct prevention online course for all faculty, staff and students has been introduced to enhance the safety and well-being of our community. “Report = Support: Identifying and Responding to Sexual Misconduct” has been assigned to your BuckeyeLearn transcript . Additionally, for more information about the Sexual Misconduct Policy , employees can complete the “Understanding the Sexual Misconduct Policy” training online or...
The "Check Your Blind Spots" Tour will be visiting Ohio State on Wednesday, November 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ohio Union West Plaza. This event is being planned by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in partnership with CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ to help expose the nuances of unconscious bias. Through this mobile tour experience, participants will become empowered with the knowledge and resources needed to strip themselves of preexisting biases and better understand the role they can play in advancing diversity and inclusion.
Takara Bio USA, Inc. provides kits, reagents and services that enable life sciences researchers to achieve their experimental objectives. Takara Bio USA offers a hosted catalog in eStores and is also available through the Molecular Biology Supply Center. Free shipping applies when ordering through the Molecular Biology Supply Center .
Bucks for Charity is a way we can give back to the central Ohio community. Choose a cause important to you and make a pledge to a local nonprofit organization, either one-time or ongoing payroll deduction.
Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State medical benefits will have access to a personalized enrollment resource, myBenefitsMentor, in advance of 2019 Open Enrollment . This online tool models projected medical and pharmacy expenses based on anticipated health care needs for 2019. MyBenefitsMentor is now accessible in Employee Self Service .
These resources can help employees decide which medical plan is the best choice for their needs and help estimate their contribution to a Health Care Flexible Spending Account for 2019. Open Enrollment for 2019 benefits is November 1-14, 2018 .
On January 1, 2019, the hourly minimum wage in Ohio will increase from $8.30 to $8.55 for all non-tipped workers and from $4.15 to $4.30 for all tipped workers. System-wide increases for current Ohio State employees will be centrally implemented effective December 23, 2018. The HR Compensation team asks that all hiring managers begin using the $8.55 hourly pay rate for new non-tipped employees starting November 11, 2018.
As previously shared in February, seven Lowe’s stores in Ohio are able to accept orders from Ohio State through eStores. The Lowe’s store location must be selected by the user when an eStores order is placed, before items can be loaded into the cart and workflow to the specific store.
If no store location is selected, the Columbus Silver Drive location will be the default. Please be sure to select the appropriate store for your campus location to prevent any delays in processing your order.