New codes for COVID-19 leave options have been developed and will appear in eLeave on Wednesday, April 8. These codes will be used for University Disaster leave and to request emergency time off under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) . Supplemental documentation may be required in conjunction with these leave requests. Guidance for employees on how to use these options in eLeave and how to submit supplemental documentation will be posted on the COVID-19 leave options website.
University Chief Wellness Officer Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, EBP-C, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN and her Buckeye Wellness team, the College of Nursing, Your Plan for Health, the Ohio State Health Plan, Ohio State Employee Assistance Program and Student Life have teamed up to create and offer “Staying Calm and Well in the Midst of the COVID-19 Storm” to cope with and stay well during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This eight-week online series, starting Wednesday, April 8 at 12:30 p.m. is open to all and will equip you to build important knowledge and skills to sustain well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic....
Effective immediately or prior to their next scheduled shift, all critical faculty and staff coming to campus must check their temperature and assess any symptoms before reporting to work. The health of our workforce is imperative during this time to keep everyone healthy and to control the spread of COVID-19. Outlined below is guidance for employees to monitor their own symptom status:
If you are a critical employee, on days you report to work, you should perform a daily health check-in and only come to work if you can confirm you have no fever of 100° F or higher,...
During times of uncertainty, it’s normal to have feelings of stress, anxiety and fear. You are not alone, and there are resources and help available if you want someone to talk to or need support.
The Office of Human Resources' Keep Well website has resources for you or your family to receive individual, personalized support – either via text, telephone or online counselling. All Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services are confidential, complimentary and provided by experienced, licensed mental health professionals. EAP is available to benefits-eligible faculty and staff and their family members. Tools, resources and...
Refunds for housing and dining fees for students who vacated the residence halls will be issued on April 3. Recreational fees refunds apply to all students. The credited amounts represent the remaining 45 days of s pring semester (calculated from March 16). BuckID funds and Dining Dollars will be rolled over as detailed on the University Dining Plans page.
Effective today, Magnetic Springs will place all University accounts on a “will call” basis until at least the end of June. What this means is: Magnetic Springs will only deliver to locations that call or email saying that they need water. They will be on campus one day a week, more if needed, to make these deliveries. Magnetic and the University believe this is the best way to continue delivering and keeping employees safe in this time of uncertainty. If you have any...
Ohio State has implemented new controls on cash reserves and restrictions on procurement spending -- as well as a temporary hiring pause -- as financially prudent steps in response to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).
To expand on previous decisions, the university has suspended all university-sponsored international and non-essential domestic travel until future notice. All travel that has been scheduled through June 30, 2020 , must be cancelled (see cancellation guidelines ), and no new travel may be booked until further notified.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, local Hotels are extending offers to all employees of The Ohio State University and Wexner Medical Center. The University celebrates these accommodation providers for their continued commitment to The Ohio State University community. Updated 6/1/2020
SpringHill Suites – Columbus OSU
June 1 to August 15, 2020 Discounted rate of $89 plus tax per night for both OSU & OSU Medical guests
Individual reservations and group reservations may be cancelled with no penalty up to the day of arrival No attrition clauses will be required in the group contracts