The University Staff Advisory Committee was established in 1986 as an advisory body to the president of The Ohio State University and is an advocate for more than 22,000 university staff. Since it’s founding, USAC has helped to improve and expand staff benefits in healthcare, compensation guidelines, dependent tuition, life insurance, personal information security, area retail discounts, parental leave, and much more.
USAC holds business meetings twice a month and executive committees once a month. The meetings are held on Wednesday mornings and are open to all members of the University community. If you’re interested in attending, please let us know so we can assure sufficient seating is available for all members and visitors.
Staff Career Development Grants now being accepted!
The Staff Career Devlopment Grant provides staff with an opportunity to further their growth and development. Eligible staff can apply for a Staff Career Development Grant of up to $1,000 for individuals and $1,500 for groups. Grants can be used for professional development, education, or training costs related to job and/or career goals. Applications are being accepted until Saturday, January 31. Read more on HR's website.
Distinguised Staff Award nominations now being accepted!
Nominations are now open until Monday (2/9) for the Distinguished Staff Award, which honors 12 outstanding staff members for their significant leadership, accomplishments and service to the university. Award recipients are selected based on how they have enhanced the quality of work life for colleagues or customers; provided outstanding service to university stakeholders; developed creative solutions to increase department or university operations; or demonstrated one or more of the university's values. Read more by clicking here.
Learn more about the great programs offered here at Ohio State for staff members!