1. Extension is to use Extension's Deposit Transmittal Form

    Nov 24, 2020

    When sending in checks to be deposited into your Columbus funds - BE SURE TO USE OSU Extension Deposit Transmittal Form  AND BE SURE TO SEND TO: Dawnn Brown IN ROOM 3 - NOT the Service Center in Room 4- they do NOT handle our deposits. The full address is on the EXTENSION form.


    Nov 24, 2020

    WORKDAY: Calendar, Training and Resources

    CALENDAR - Workday Dates- Procurement & Travel

  3. Travel Clarification on Commute

    Sep 24, 2020

    CFAES has clarified how to handle the normal commute deduction as part of reimbursements for approved/exempted travel while many are still working from home at least some of the time.

    The normal commute deduction will apply, as normal, for all mileage reimbursements regardless of an individual’s telework schedule.

  4. NELNET (credit card payment gateway platform)

    Sep 24, 2020

    Jesse Buxton, Fiscal Officer, Extension Operations, has worked with the Treasurer’s Office to roll out the new NelNet payment platform for all county offices to accept credit card payments. This gateway is very flexible, and can handle payments for goods and services; including many of the registration payments we have historically funneled through CVENT (and things we wanted to use CVENT for that our contract limitations kept us from accomplishing).

  5. Salary & Benefit Calculation Tools

    Aug 21, 2020

    University Rates: Faculty 24.6%, Unclassified 32.3%, Classified Civil Service 32.3%, Specials 16%, Enrolled Students 0.5%, Post-Doctoral Fellows 3.2%, Graduate Associates 10.6% This is a change from what the University previously reported this year. Rates will be held the same for 9/1/20-8/31/21 as they were this year.

  6. TAS Annual Training

    Aug 21, 2020

    The Advancement System (TAS) users need to take certain training annually to fulfill University compliance requirements. As of 3/30/2020 all TAS users will be assigned the following training in BuckeyeLearn at

  7. CIMA Volunteer Liability Insurance

    Jul 20, 2020

    CIMA volunteer liability insurance is paid annually by OSU Extension Administration to cover the liability of our volunteers in 4-H, Master Gardeners and Certified Volunteer Naturalists programs. There is nothing needed from our county offices as part of this process. We used to collect numbers from the counties when counties were responsible for half of the cost. We collect this information directly from the state offices and use that for reporting to CIMA.

  8. Staples – Save Up Your Purchases for Large Orders

    Jun 23, 2020

    One of the benefits of the Staples contract is a discount on payments. If your order is over $35 you get a direct discount of 2% but only a ½% discount if your order is less than that. So save up your transactions and order in bulk to receive better savings.

  9. New PO#s Need Changed for Invoices July 1 and Forward

    Jun 23, 2020

    Alert the companies that have on-going services with your office to change the PO# on their invoices as of July 1.

    Vendor invoices must include these key details: Invoice Number, Invoice Date, Remit to address, valid Purchase Order Number and Invoice Total. Any invoice missing key information cannot be processed and will be returned.

  10. 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