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The Alumni Association announces additional Virtual Event Support

We are very excited to announce additional staff support to your alumni group when hosting a virtual event.  Our Advancement Events Staff (AEO) and our Alumni House Events staff is ready to assist you with your virtual event support.  We will assist you with event registration and tech support on the day of the webinar. …

New Requirements and Programming funding changes for FY21

Due to budget cuts caused by COVID-19, we have had to make the following changes for FY21. It is our intent to revert to the previous amounts in FY22. The Scarlet Status incentive will be $1,500, Gray Status will be $750.  We are cutting back on reimbursable programming funds which will only be available for…

Statement regarding club and society in-person events

The health, safety and wellbeing of our Buckeye community has been, and always will be, our top priority. With that focus, we are asking that all events and board meetings continue to be held virtually until further notice. Your group should maintain this position until we can provide more thorough guidance around in-person events. Our…

Ending 180-day holds on gifts

All 180-day holds on current use gifts will be removed on July 1, 2020, and all held funds will be released, including any current Advancement gift agreements. Starting July 1, all current use gifts will be made available at the beginning of the month following the date of the gift and usable toward advancing academic,…

2020 Club and Society Awards nominations now open

Award submissions for the 2020 Alumni Leadership Symposium are now open. If your club, society, or a volunteer has been extraordinary in 2020, we want to know about it so we can celebrate these accomplishments! Please submit your nomination by August 10. 

Audio and video conference options for OSUAA clubs and societies

Conference calling option: audio only www.freeconferencecall.com With this conference-call service, once you sign up, you’re provided with a dial-in number, conference ID code and host code.    To host a conference: Call your dial-in number and enter your conference code, followed by your host code, when prompted. For attendees to join the call, they’ll use…

Registration for virtual club and society events

OSUAA will request attendance information from your virtual events so we know who is engaged with the university. Below are some options for your group when handling registrations: Create a Google form This allows you to collect the same information you otherwise would have via a sign-in sheet at an in-person event. It’s easily downloadable…

Zoom guide for attendees

Zoom is an audio/video conferencing tool you can use to connect with fellow group members. Getting Started: First, you’ll need: a laptop or desktop computer with a built-in camera or an accessory webcam a smartphone with a built-in camera a tablet with a built-in camera If you do not have any of those tools, you…

Advocates letter to clubs and societies

Dear Alumni Group Leaders, I hope this message finds you and your families safe and well. The Ohio State University Office of Government Affairs and Office of Advocacy want to thank you for your continued support and dedication to our university.  We’re committed to sharing information with you to help manage these challenging times. For the past…