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					New Employee Orientation
                 Direct Deposit
Never wait in a bank line again!
  Have your paycheck
  automatically deposited into
  your checking or savings

Office of Human Resources
   Payroll Services 292-2311
                 Direct Deposit
Never wait in a bank line again!
  Have your paycheck
  automatically deposited into
  your checking or savings

Office of Human Resources
   Payroll Services 292-2311
                   Credit Union
•   State Employees Credit Union
•   Checking and Saving Accts.
•   Car loans, mortgages, credit cards and more
•   3 Locations
    – 135 Means Hall (3-3605)
    – 1169 Dublin Rd. (487-6650)
    – Downtown (240-7450)

• Office of Human Resources
            Savings Bonds
• United States Savings Bonds available
• Purchase through payroll deduction
• Forms available in
 164 North Doan Hall
              Special Events
• Employee discounts on amusement park tickets
• State Employee Day at King‟s Island
• OSU Family Day at Columbus Zoo or Wyandot
• OSU Night at the Columbus Clippers
             Fee Authorization

• All staff 75% and over                   are
• Up to 10 credit hours per quarter
• After 3 years - spouse/dependent may receive
  credit for half of fees up to 12 quarters or 200
• For info call Benefits at 2-1050
Continuing Education
•   Assistance for non-traditional adult students
•   For credit or non-credit courses
•   Computer-assisted career guidance program
•   Math tutoring and referrals
•   Or call 2-8860 for more info
         BRIDGE Program
• Interested in college but don‟t know how to
  get back into it?
• This program offers basic college credit
  courses designed for students out of school
  for more than 5 years.
• For info call 2-8860
• The official University ID card that provides access to
  campus services
• Needed to:
   – Access Larkins Recreation Facility
   – Check out books from the libraries
• Local merchant discounts available
• May also be used in the debit card program to make
  purchases on campus
• Call 2-0400 or go to 219 Lincoln Tower
OSU Football
• Must be employed full time for 3
  years to be eligible for 2 tickets
• For info call the Athletic Ticket
  Office at 2-2624
OSU Basketball
  • Same rules as Football:
  • Must be employed full time for
    3 years to be eligible for 2
  • For info call the Athletic Ticket
    Office at 2-2624
         OSU Golf Courses
• Two courses, Scarlet and Gray
• Located on Tremont Rd. near Kenny Rd.
• Discounted green fees
  for staff
• For info call 459-GOLF
                 Go-Bucks Card

• Admission to all
 general admission
 varsity sporting events               including: baseball,
  volleyball, soccer, gymnastics, lacrosse, and selected
  hockey and women‟s basketball games
• For info call 2-2624 or 1-800-GO BUCKS
            Buckeye Kids‟ Club
• Only $20.00
• For kids 13 and under
• No grown-ups allowed!
• Membership certificate and card, newsletter, T-shirt,
  admission to 22 varsity sporting events and more
• osu-kidsclub.html
• For info call 2-2044
     Pharmaceutical Care Clinic

• Located in the University Hospitals Clinic
• Hours: 9a to 6p Monday-Friday
• State of the art, full-service pharmacy services
• Refills can be mailed
• For info call 3-8105
        OSU Optometry Clinic

• Eye Care for you and your family
• Large variety of eyewear and contact lens cleaning
• Optometry_Clinics
• 352 W. 10th Ave. or call 2-2020
             College of Dentistry
• “Practicing What We Teach”
• Affordable alternatives in complete comprehensive
  dental care
   – Student Dental Clinic
      • Call 2-2751
   – Dental Faculty Practice
      • Call 2-5144
   – Graduate Student Programs
      • Many specialties including Orthodontics
• Visit the Web Site
     University Health Connection
• Promoting the health of staff with access to a various
  treatment options:
   – Urgent Care (Walk-in hours)
   – Disease Management
   – Health Risk Assessment and more
• Located at 100 Parks Hall
   – College of Pharmacy
• Call 688-0300 for an appointment
             Adoption Benefits
• Adoption Assistance Program pays up to $4,000 per
  adopted child for adoption-related expenses
• Available to faculty or staff enrolled in one of the
  university medical plans
• Contact OHR Customer Services Center at 2-1050 for
  more information
        OSU Child Care
• Staff are eligible for University child care
• Enrollment based on work schedule
• 15-24 month wait as of 1/2001
• For info call 2-4453 or visit
  – child/childcar.htm
• Program that promotes tobacco cessation,
  intervention and support
• Offers help through group sessions and individual
• Prime Care co-pay covers costs
• To register call the James Line 3-5066
                 Gift Shop
• Located in Rhodes Hall lobby in the Medical
• 20% off OSU Logo items with your
  employee ID
• Buy all your hospital scrubs
• Discounted AMC movie tickets
• COTA bus passes
• Call 3-8942
     Center for Health Information
• Free Service
• Fully-equipped health library
• Health Information for you and your
• Located in the Doan Hall Lobby in
  the Medical Center
• Call 3-3707 to request material
• Or E-mail your request:
               OSU Bookstore
• In Central Classroom Building
• Books, supplies, gift items
• Computer Department offers special pricing to staff
  for sales and support
• call 2-2991
             OSU Libraries
• Take advantage of the expansive OSU library
• Access to all 27 libraries on OSU campus as
  well as other libraries in Ohio
• Requests can be delivered to your office
                Paid Holidays
• Holiday benefit pay for 10 observed holidays:

  • New Year‟                •   Thanksgiving
  • Martin Luther            •   Columbus Day
        King Day
                                  •after Thanksgiving
  • Memorial Day
                             •   President’s Day
  • Independence Day
                                  •at Christmas
  • Labor Day
                             •   Christmas
  • Veteran‟s Day
Faculty & Staff Wellness Program

• Free Wellness Health Screenings
• Confidential
• Identifies risk factors
• Follow-up and referrals           if
• Online questionnaire-
• For more info call 3-WELL
           Lunch and Learn
• Lunchtime mini-classes on health-related
• Visit the website for information and
• Or call 3-9355
• Sponsored by Faculty and Staff Wellness Program
Faculty & Staff Fitness Program
 • Designed to safely begin an exercise program and
   “stick to it”
 • Includes:
    –   Initial comprehensive evaluation
    –   Individual Counseling and Training
    –   General Conditioning
    –   Water Aerobics and Lap Swimming
 • Yearly and quarterly memberships
 • Call Kay Yeager at 2-5180
    or Jae Westfall at 2-2606
University Faculty and Staff
   Assistance Program
• Free, confidential, voluntary resource for
  staff experiencing personal problems or
• Call 3-2442
         Recreational Facilities
• Larkins Hall, Jesse Owens and other locations
  around campus
• Self-directed fitness
• 5 Pools, Buck-I-Robics, weight rooms,
  Lifecycle, racquetball, basketball and more
• ID required for access
• Outdoor equipment rental
    Department of Recreational Sports
• Get Fit!
• Have Fun!
• Sport Clubs
• Spouse passes and lockers
  available for a small fee
• Call 2-7671 or visit Larkins Hall
• Family Recreation Instructional Program
• Structured programs for children (swimming, gymnastics
  and more!)
• Sunday classes
• Register at 106 Larkins Hall
• Call 688-8787 for more info
                    Ice Rink
• Public hours
  – Discount rates for staff
  – Family skate sessions
  – Adult skate sessions          (18 and older)
• Rent the ice for a party
  – $100/hr for staff
• For rink times and rental information call 2-
     Buckeye Bargains
• Thrift shop in Room 54 Converse Hall (ROTC
• Household goods, recycled clothing, and odds and ends
• All proceeds go to student scholarships and emergency
• Operated by the University Women‟s Club
• Open Wednesdays 9a-3:30p
• Call 688-5732 for info
       Honey Bee Lab & Museum
•   Located on the Wooster Campus
•   Walking tours and bee gardens
•   Famous Beekeepers
•   Unique gifts - honey, candy and famous
    beeswax candles
• Or call (330)263-3684
        Orton Geological Museum

• Located in Orton Hall
• Exhibits feature the rocks, minerals and fossils of
• Meteorite and dinosaur exhibits
• Open M-F and tours can be arranged
• For info call 2-6898
         Veterinary Services

• Take advantage of the Outpatient Wellness
  Clinic for             your pets
• Located at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital
• For info call 2-3551
            Cultural Events
• Plays, concerts and other events
• Available at a reduced rate
• Locations for tickets
  – Wexner Center for Performing Arts
  – Mershon
  – Drake Union
      Wexner Center for the Arts
• Contemporary arts center with visual arts,
  music and dance concerts, films, and more
• Educational programs
• Admission to museum Free to staff
          Real Estate Program

• Courses required to get a license in Ohio are offered
  at the Fisher College of Business
• Course prerequisitions will be waived when you
  receive the sales license
• You can use fee authorization
• For info call 2-7312
 onCampus Newspaper
• Faculty and staff newspaper
• Published 23 times a year through
  University Mail Services
• Best way to keep up on all the news at Ohio
• Exciting and free events listed in „Calendar‟
      reSources newsletter
• Quarterly newsletter published by the
  Office of Human Resources
• Valuable information about:
   – University resources and events
   – Hot HR issues
   – Education on benefits, financial planning and
• OSU homepage is the official entry to web-based
• Link to web pages of colleges, departments, and
Office of Information Technology
              (OIT) can get Internet
                • Staff
                  access at home and deals
                  on software
                • Public computing sites
                • Short courses and tutorials
                • 688-help
OSU Internet Access

 • OSU offers 2 options for            staff to
   access the internet:
    – HomeNet
       • Free limited access
       • Unlimited access
       • $6.95 per month (100 hours)
       • Personal web space
 • Call 2-UNIT(8648) for info
                The Corner Store
• Walk-in retail store
   – Office supplies and furniture
   – OSU logo items
• Low prices and good selections
• Located at 2650 Kenny Rd. just north
  of Lane Ave.
• Hours: 8a-5p Monday-Friday
            The WOSU Stations
• WOSU offers
  –   Tours of the Stations
  –   Volunteer opportunities
  –   Gift and membership opportunities
  –   Day Sponsorship opportunities
                        Visit WOSU‟s Web Site at
                        Or call 2-9678
          BJ‟s Wholesale Club
• Membership for $30
    – Instant $5 savings
    – 15 months
•   90 day unconditional guarantee
•   Accepts manufacturer‟s coupons
•   Accepts MasterCard and Visa
•   2 Locations-Dublin and East Main
                       Sam‟s Club
Advantage membership to OSU Employees
4 Columbus Locations

                                  Name Brand Tires
•   Fresh Food                    Electronics
•   Home Furnishings              Fine Jewelry
                                  Designer Fashions
•   Books and Videos
•   Office Products
          OSU Parking Permits
• Available from Transportation          and
  Parking Services
• Main Office - 160 Bevis Hall
• T&P Express-Tuttle Park Place Garage
• Or call 2-9341
            OSU Travel Office
• Staff are provided with cost-effective
  personal travel services
• Reduces overall expenses
  –   Travel agent
  –   Air discounts
  –   Hotel discounts
  –   Car rental discounts
• Visit the homepage at: www.busops.ohio-
        Organization and Human
         Resource Development
• Quarterly calendar of courses
   – Designed to build skills and on-the-job knowledge
   – Customized training and consulting Email:
• /ohrd/ohrdmenu.htm
• Or call 2-4500
              • Development program for office
                and administrative support staff
              • Seven workshop series designed to
                enhance skills and performance

• Spring and Fall enrollment
• Or call 2-4500
Supervisor Training to Enhance Performance
• Develop management, communication, motivation,
  interviewing and other skills
• Network with other supervisors on campus
                   Series of 12 workshops complete series and receive a
                   certificate of recognition
                   Call 2-4500
          Financial Planning Series
• Learn how to succeed financially
• FREE 1 hour sessions designed to help you set
  and reach your financial goals
• Sponsored by the Office of Human Resources
• Call 247-7961 or
• Email
         Shops at Tuttle Park Place
• Located adjacent to Tuttle Park Garage at
  2055 Millikin Way
• Includes:
  –   Buck-I-Mart Convenience Store
  –   Cop-Ez
  –   Oxley‟s By the Numbers Café
  –   UNICOMP-The Technology Store
  –   University Bookstore
• Call 2-6585 for more info
 Biological Sciences Greenhouse
• Conservatory and Insectory
• Guided Walking Tours available
   – Reservations required
• Located atop 12th Ave. parking garage
• Call 2-7904 or visit:
   – greenhouse/
      Toy and Technology Library
• Provide support and resources to parents of children
  with disabilities
• Enhance development/play skills with toys that
  stimulate and help them grow
          •   Staff of Occupational Therapists
          •   Consultations available
          •   Toy-lending library
          •   Computer Discovery Programs
          •   188 McCampbell Hall
          •   Call 688-3431
   Student Safety and Escort
• Provides safe transportation for students in the
  main campus area Operates 7 days/week
• The Escort Service operates 7 days a week during
  academic quarters.
   – Autumn and Spring Quarter: 7:30p to 3a
   – Winter Quarter: 6:30p to 3a
   – Summer Quarter: 8:30p to 3a
• Call 2-3322
             OSU Neighborhood
         Homeownership Incentive
•   Faculty and Staff Program
                      with 50% appointment
  or greater are eligible
• No income restrictions
• Call Northside Development Corporation
  for information at 299-9859 or visit:
    – homeown.htm
Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

        Staff trained and experienced in:
        Plant Disease Diagnosis
        Insect Identification
        Plant and Weed identification
        Environmental Damage Evaluation

  •   Located in 110 Kottman Hall
  •   Call 2-5006 for submission requirements
  •   Email:
  •   Or visit the website:
                 REACH 1
• FREE program to staff and family members
  (over 19) providing the opportunity to increase
  literacy skills and prepare for the GED
• Flexible class times
• Convenient campus location
• Call 2-4500
Cartoon Research Library
 • Largest cartoon-related research facility
   in the U.S. Many notable cartoon art
 • Located in the Wexner Center
 • cgaweb/index.htm
 • 2-0538
             University Archives

•   The official memory of the University
•   Open to the public - appt. preferred
•   Photocopies made for a small fee
•   Located at 2700 Kenny Rd.
•   2-2409
        Museum of Biological Diversity
•   Insect collection of 3.5 million specimens
•   Animal sound collection of 25,000 recordings
•   Herbarium with over 500,000 specimens
•   Located at 1315 Kinnear Rd.
•   Visit the website:
    – ~herb/museum/musehome.htm
               COTA Bus Passes
• Discount on monthly bus pass with ID
   – $33 for local and $46 for express
• Available at:
   – Scarlet Ribbon Gift Shop in the Med Center
   – Transportation and Parking in Bevis Hall
• The Contemporary American Theater
• $7 discount on tickets for staff
• 77 South High Street
• Box Office 461-0010 - tell them you are an
  OSU employee
                Women’s Place
Web site with links to campus resources and features for OSU women
         High tech resources and support for interest groups
                      Upcoming events calendar
                       Located 5046 Smith Lab
                         Call 2-3960 or visit:
Historic Costume and Textiles
      • Located in the Snowden Galleries in
        McCampbell Hall
      • Free admission
      • Wed-Sat 11a-4p
      • Call 2-3090 or visit:
          Chadwick Arboretum
• Many collections of plants, trees and flowers
• Located on the south side of Lane Ave. just west of
  Olentangy River Rd.
• Call 2-3136
• Watch for the Annual Plant Sale in the spring!