News and Notes

Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19 update: fee refunds, emergency declaration and building closures

President Drake shared updates related to fee refunds, the university's emergency declaration, building closures and other measures to respond to COVID-19.
Mar 26, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates: process for sharing information about future cases

President Drake updated Buckeyes on the process the university will use to share information about future cases of COVID-19 related to the Ohio State community.
Mar 22, 2020

Important COVID-19 updates

President Michael V. Drake informed the Ohio State community of the decision to declare a university state of emergency to formalize some of the adjustments made to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and provide further flexibility as this extraordinary situation continues to evolve.
Mar 20, 2020

A message from President Drake

President Drake thanked members of the Buckeye community for their many contributions to the fight against COVID-19.
Mar 18, 2020

A message from President Drake

President Drake shared information regarding the first two cases of COVID-19 related to the Ohio State community.
Mar 17, 2020

A message regarding spring commencement

Ohio State President Michael V. Drake announced the postponement of the university's spring commencement. Additional information will be shared in the coming weeks.
Mar 16, 2020

A note to alumni from President Drake

President Michael V. Drake shared a message with Ohio State alumni about the university's response to the outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
Mar 16, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates: teleworking and facility closures

President Drake updated the Ohio State community on new requirements that employees work from home and about building closures across campus.
Mar 15, 2020

A message from President Drake

President Drake reached out to the Ohio State community to share what Buckeyes can do if they are experiencing possible symptoms of COVID-19.