Policies Under Review

Each university policy issuance and revision goes out for a two-week feedback period. Each feedback period is announced in onCampus Today and WMC HealthBeat.

Feedback Period Open
No policies are open for feedback at this time.
Feedback Period Closed

University Policy Changes Related to the Enterprise Project

Propelled by the Time and Change strategic plan, responsible office priorities and Enterprise Project guiding principles, university policies will be revised to improve Ohio State’s employee experience as well as overall efficiency and effectiveness. The impacted policies are listed below by issuing office. These policy changes will become effective when Workday is launched, unless otherwise noted.

Office of Business and Finance

For questions on these policy changes, contact: Office of the Controller

Office of Human Resources

For questions on these policy changes, contact: Employee and Labor Relations

  • Pre-employment policies

    • Relocation Expenses (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Employee Orientation (retirement)
    • Recruitment & Selection (revision) - renamed "Staff Recruitment & Selection"
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Background Check (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
  • Employment policies

    • Appointments (revision) - renamed "Staff Employment"
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Student Employment (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Weather or Other Short-Term Closing (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Disaster Preparedness and University State of Emergency (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
  • Leave policies

    • Paid Leave Programs (revision) - renamed "Paid Time Off"
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Unpaid Leave (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Military Leave & Reemployment Rights (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
  • Compensation policies

    • Scheduling Work & Overtime Compensation (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Holidays (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Supplemental Compensation Involving Work within the University (minor revision) - renamed "Additional Compensation Involving Work within the University"
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Reward & Recognition (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Salary Administration & Classification (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
  • Discipline & Grievances policies

    • Employment Disputes (retirement)
      • View reasons for retirement
      • This policy has been retired
    • Corrective Action & Involuntary Termination (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Probationary Period (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Resignation or Voluntary Termination (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
  • Ending Employment policies

    • Staff Severance (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Reduction in Work Force (Classified Civil Service Staff) (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
    • Reduction in Work Force (Unclassified Staff) (revision)
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy – Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy

Office of Academic Affairs

For questions on these policy changes, contact: Jan Neiger

  • Pre-employment policy

    • Faculty Recruitment & Selection (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
  • Employment policy

    • Faculty Appointments (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy
  • Compensation policy

    • Faculty Compensation (minor revision)
      • This is a minor revision and did not go out for feedback
      • View approved, but not yet effective policy - Final Version Pending
      • View overview of changes
      • View existing policy