News

  1. 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.

     

  2. Go.osu.edu 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 https://go.osu.edu,  OSU Login, copy/paste the LONG link to shorten, give it a name go.osu.edu/xxxxxxx and Save Link. Use this new/shorter name as needed.

  3. 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.

  4. PCard Monthly Statements

    May 12, 2020

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

  5. Checking Account- Outstanding Checks

    Apr 20, 2020

    Do not carry forward outstanding checks any farther than the life of a check- usually around 2 to 3 months… if not cleared, follow-up to see if it needs stop payment and re-written or voided.

  6. Insurance for OCIO Equipment

    Apr 13, 2020

    The following information was provided by OCIO leadership and the Risk Management & Insurance department regarding insurance coverage for OCIO owned equipment (Computers, Skype equipment, networking equipment, etc).

    The cost/deductible of these stolen or damaged computers/equipment would be charged to the department/units.

     The University’s property insurance will cover a loss at an Extension office if:

  7. Office of Sponsored Projects Updated Record Retention

    Mar 31, 2020

    Original receipts can be disposed of/destroyed once the expense posts in the financial system. This will align OSP with University policy on record retention and is allowable by sponsors. Since the electronic document/digital image is the back-up record for auditing purposes and is stored in the University controlled and secured financial system, it can be retained for an infinite period of time.

  8. PDF in NOTES on iPhones

    Mar 25, 2020

    Scan pdfs from iPhones (Androids: Adobe Scan app is approved for use by OCIO)

    iPhones: go into the NOTES app, create a NEW note, hit the + or camera icon and a menu will come up. Select SCAN DOCUMENTS. Can adjust the image.

  9. Neopost/Mail Finance New Name is Quadient

    Mar 18, 2020

    Neopost, the name of a global technology provider of shipping and mail solutions, announced on September 23, 2019 that it changed its corporate business name to Quadient. Neopost owned Mail Finance, so both of these companies will now be known as Quadient. A Vendor Update has been requested  to change the names Neopost and Mail Finance to Quadient.

  10. Sponsorships

    Mar 13, 2020

    Sponsorships are university-based financial support of external non-profit organizations or events that:

    Align with the mission of the university and those of its colleges or units; Are relevant across the university; Enhance the quality of life and meaningful partnerships in the local community; and Raise the profile of the university within the community

    CFAES Request for Sponsorship

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