Policies, Guidelines and Philosophies
Student Life recognizes the importance of transparent communication with our employees. This page provides easy access to important university and Student Life policies, guidelines and philosophies.
University Policies, Guidelines and Philosophies
The university's central Office of Human Resources provides the operating principles for Human Resources at The Ohio State University. Each policy has a "Resources" section that provides contact information; related policies, forms, publications; and other relevant information. Please click here to access this list. For policy interpretation or clarification please contact your designated HR Generalist, or the Student Life HR Service Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Staff Training on Title IX and Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment and Relationship Violence Policy 1.15
The Ohio State University strives to ensure a safe and healthy campus for all members of the university community. In order to help prevent and respond to sexual assault, relationship violence and sexual harassment, Student Life requires training of all staff. New staff must complete this training within 90 days of hire. Directors should determine if the staff take this training online or in-person. Student Life Human Resources can also come to your department as a supplemental session to discuss this important topic. Please contact your HR Generalist for more information.
Student Life Policies, Guidelines and Philosophies
Annual Merit Compensation Process (AMCP) Guidelines
These guidelines and timeline were established for the implementation of the Annual Merit Compensation Process (AMCP) within the Office of Student Life for 2017-2018.
Background Check Guidelines
Revised as of June 2015, this policy ensures consistent and fair practices for background checks and applies to all current, potential employees and non-employee residents and is written in compliance the university's policy.
Essential Employee Protocol
Short Term Closure/Cancellation Essential Employee Protocol for Student Life
Student Life Attendance Policy
Effective 10/1/2011, this policy document provides managers and staff the information needed to effectively discuss attendance expectations and leave management.
Student Life Compensation Philosophy
Student Life's compensation philosophy supports our high performance culture, university values, strategic goals and promotes the Student Life profession and pays competatively.
Student Life Relocation Guidelines
In accordance with the Office of Human Resources Relocation Expenses policy 2.30, the Office of Student Life has outlined the following guidelines for potential relocation of outstanding talent.