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The Office of Academic Affairs enables the success of students and faculty in teaching and learning, research, and creative expression. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive, inclusive and affordable education that prepares the next generation of leaders and engaged citizens to serve Ohio, the country and the world.

Coronavirus: Academic Decisions

Ohio State has adjusted a number of practices to advance our academic mission and support our students, faculty and staff despite disruptions related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This page provides a summary of decisions and resources specific to the academic process.

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Stories of Resolve

In the span of just a few weeks, everything seems to have changed because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Everything, that is, except the drive of the Ohio State community to fulfill its academic mission. These stories of resolve show the unique resilience of Buckeyes in the face of unprecedented challenges.

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The deadline for students to request Pass/No Pass grading is April 17.

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Under revised policies due to the coronavirus pandemic in Spring 2020, students who took an Incomplete in a Spring 2020 course have 10 weeks to complete their course work. This 10-week period concludes on July 22, 2020.

Grading policy changes for Spring 2020

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Ohio State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), ODI will honor members of the Ohio State community who have contributed through exemplary and sustained leadership the ideals of diversity, equity, inclusion, and community engagement. Nominees for the Award should demonstrate outstanding achievements and contributions in the community and/or the private, non-profit, and public sector. Nominations are due Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

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