1. Extension Travel Update

    May 14, 2020

    Travel Restricted Through June 30th

    The old 2020 T#s are no longer valid. Any travel needs to be on a newly approved T# and include the email/word doc from Lori Bowman with exemption approval. Blankets can be through 6/30 and will need renewed in July. Exempted overnight travel still needs its own T# per occurrence.

    Travel restrictions

  2. Approvers Please NOTE That $3,000 & Over Amounts Need Additional System Approval

    May 12, 2020

    Purchases $3,000 and over require additional in-system approval. Please see this job aid to help find and get those approved so those purchases are not held up in the process, as they cannot move forward until approved: PeopleSoft Approvals (Vouchers).

  3. LOD Videos and Links- Telecommuting and Online Learning Support

    May 12, 2020

    Find links and recordings that the Learning and Organizational Development unit has created for a ‘video library’ of sorts- many topics that you can watch and learn: COVID-19 Telecommuting and Online Learning Support

  4. Recommend That All OSUE Offices to Have a Travel Arranger

    May 12, 2020

    It is important to keep the flow of fiscal documents moving forward, and one area we can improve on is to have at least one Travel Arranger in each office that CAN get in to the system to check on payments, to add missing documentation, etc. - not intending for them to become the travel initiator/uploader but for emergency fiscal needs. Please consider taking the training in Buckeye Learn and completing this Financial Systems Access Request.


  5. for Shortened URLs

    May 12, 2020

    Create shorter web links, and name them yourself, that can be used in social media, for print, signage and webpages… the URL can be trusted and is permanent. Go to,  OSU Login, copy/paste the LONG link to shorten, give it a name and Save Link. Use this new/shorter name as needed.

  6. Login Using “SMS” Instead of “PUSH” in Cisco for eReports

    May 12, 2020

    Those on OSU networks do not need to use Cisco VPN to connect in order to get eReports. For those who DO have to use Cisco and have found that they still cannot log in as usual, please try typing in sms  in the box instead of ‘push’, the system will TEXT you codes to type in as you will log in a second time. Please see this job aid to help you get in for eReports: Connecting to Cisco/VPN to Access eReports.

  7. Scrolling Not Working in eReports? Check the Zoom Size!

    May 12, 2020

    If the Zoom size is not set at 100%, then eReports may not allow mouse clicks and have to arrow up and down and Enter to choose a file… change to 100% and mouse should work… easy fix!

  8. Workday Training and Schedule Timeline

    May 12, 2020

    If time allows in your telecommute schedule, now may be an excellent time to explore the features of Workday and learn more about it. Here you will find a Workday YouTube link that features over 40 recorded trainings covering topics such as Finance Concepts, HR / Payroll Core Concepts, and Supply Chain: Buying Experiences. While not all will be relevant to our work, there are some very good ones

  9. ZOOM- Communications Tool of Choice

    May 12, 2020

    Zoom is a tool of choice for everyone to stay connected during social distancing, and not just at Ohio State. You’ve likely heard stories from national and global news outlets related to security concerns, and with so many users on Zoom right now, it’s no surprise hackers are taking advantage of the situation.

  10. PCard Monthly Statements

    May 12, 2020

    PCard Office and Controller does not require any significant effort with reviewing, handling and/or retaining PCard statements.