News and Notes

Apr 11, 2020

COVID-19 updates: emergency declaration extended, budgetary planning

Ohio State President Michael V. Drake updated the university community on the school's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 04, 2020

COVID-19 update: virtual graduation celebration, disaster leave and budget contingency planning

President Drake updated the Ohio State community on the university's efforts to respond to COVID-19.
Apr 01, 2020

A message from President Drake

President Drake thanked the university community for its hard work and commitment, and noted several contributions Buckeyes are making to the fight against COVID-19.
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.