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Ohio State 4 Miler (2014) logo featuring the university's athletic spirit mark, a football in the middle of the numeral 4 and the phrase "finish on the 50" with football yard stripes at the bottom


During the Ohio State Four-Miler event on Sunday (10/23), Cannon, between Herrick and Woody Hayes, will be closed 7 a.m.–noon. All lanes of Woodruff, Woody Hayes, Herrick, College, 19th, 17th, and sections of 12th, Tuttle and Neil, will be closed 9 a.m. – noon. From 7 – 9 a.m., the Campus Loop North will be rerouted via Herrick Dr. From 9 a.m. – noon, the Campus Loop North and Buckeye Village routes will be suspended. Significant traffic delays and limited parking availability are anticipated. During the Four-Miler, vehicular traffic will not be able to enter/exit areas located within the event route, including Tuttle, Northwest and Neil Ave. parking garages.  More information is available online.

Sexual Civility and Empowerment Committee


Student Life’s Sexual Civility and Empowerment invites all students, staff, faculty and administration to participate in the newly renamed Sexual Civility and Empowerment Committee (formerly known as the Sexual Violence Committee) on Wednesday, November 2, from 12:45-2:15 p.m. in Houston House 1874 Room. This is an educational meeting that offers an overview of services provided by Student Life Sexual Civility and Empowerment regarding the prevention of sexual violence and victim/survivor support. This session offers context for allies to provide support, advocacy and education to others. Please email Natalie Fiato at for more information.

Your Plan for Health


Open enrollment is November 1-15 when you can assess your benefit options and make changes to your current enrollment. The Office of Human Resources is offering webinars and in-person forums to explain the extensive 2017 changes. You can register and access links online. Student Life HR will stream the presentations on these dates (no registration needed).

Tuesday, October 25, from 12-1:30pm, Lincoln 128D
Tuesday, November 1, from 12-1:30pm, Ohio Union Senate Chamber Room
Tuesday, November 8, from 1-2:30, Ohio Union Maudine Cow Room

More information and resources will be available online beginning Monday.

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