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The OCIO is implementing Buckeye Pass for Buckeye BOX, allowing end users to share restricted data (S4) in a secure manner. Starting Tuesday, December 19, you will be prompted to use DUO for multifactor authentication after the single sign-on screen.  The implementation will impact staff, faculty and students who utilize Buckeye BOX. For more information on the implementation and the information that can or cannot be stored, please visit the OCIO knowledge object.

Critical Difference for Women artwork with a drawing of a graduation cap


Women who have interrupted their education for two years or more due to an unforeseen hardship may be eligible for a Critical Difference for Women Re-Entry Scholarship. The application can be found online. The scholarship was created more than 30 years ago to support women returning to Ohio State after leaving for unforeseen circumstances or hardships. Applicants must be enrolled or intend to enroll in an undergraduate, graduate or professional program at any Ohio State campus and must be able to demonstrate financial need.


Ugly Christmas sweaters being worn by staff members with "Happy Holidays from the 4-square 2017"


Student Life Energy Management and Sustainability is holding their annual Ugly Sweater Contest. Help promote energy savings by wearing your most ridiculous sweaters to show that you are taking the #2DegreePledge to turn down your thermostat this winter. Take a picture of your team wearing your sweaters and send it to Carlos Lugo ( and Tom Reeves ( by 5 p.m. on Friday, December 29. This year’s competition will feature winners for two categories: “Ugliest Collection” and best use of the theme “Warm Buckeyes.” 


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