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There is nothing President Johnson takes more seriously than the safety of the Ohio State community. View the latest updates and learn how the university continues to enhance safety on and near campus.

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Updated Health Measures

With spring semester underway at Ohio State and students back on campus for in-person instruction, new health measures and guidance are in place across the university amid a dramatic increase in COVID-19 infections due in large part to the Omicron variant.

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Presidential Investiture

The Investiture of Kristina M. Johnson, PhD, as The Ohio State University's 16th president celebrated the institution's progress toward greater excellence in academics, research and creative expression, entrepreneurship and partnership, and service to the state of Ohio, the nation and the world.

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Jan 04, 2022

COVID-19 response update

The nation and state are experiencing a dramatic increase in COVID-19 infections due in large part to the Omicron variant. As we prepare to start the spring semester and welcome students back to campus for in-person instruction, Ohio State continues to adjust health measures based on the latest data as well as evolving guidance from national, state and local agencies.
Dec 31, 2021

Buckeyes donate time, effort to Rose Bowl service project

The Ohio State University and the University of Utah will square off in the Rose Bowl tomorrow. But today, the universities joined forces to give back to the Southern California community in conjunction with the Buckeyes’ bowl game. President Kristina M. Johnson joined Utah representatives, university leaders, students and alumni from both schools at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. - via Ohio State News
Dec 22, 2021

University encourages community to get COVID-19 booster

In advance of spring semester, the university is calling for another community-wide effort amid a nationwide surge of COVID-19 cases and emerging evidence about the new omicron variant, which is much more transmissible than previous strains of the virus. - via Ohio State News.