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Enriching Education.

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.

Focus on racial justice

Ohio State is a comprehensive university, and our response to racial injustice and inequities is similarly wide ranging, with contributions to knowledge, understanding and action. In addition to action steps being taken across the university, Ohio State has university-wide initiatives, events and resources.

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Responding to COVID-19

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. Read more about how faculty and staff have risen to the challenge on the Stories of Resolve page, and find out how changes might impact your work at the Academic Decisions page.

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Timely Topics

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

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Students are struggling with a number of issues, including food insecurity, access to technology and internet connection, transitions to virtual learning, loss of income, uncertainty about housing and mental health challenges. Students in these circumstances will certainly struggle in unique ways in their courses as they encounter gaps in their basic needs. This Integrating Resources and Pathways For Support on Tuesday, August 11 from 3 - 4 PM will showcase resources and pathways for support that when integrated into courses can make a powerful difference for students.

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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