The Office of the CIO is transitioning off-campus long distance telephone service to an external vendor, CenturyLink, on July 1, 2013. OCIO Administrative Calling Card Customers can contact the help desk to facilitate the switch to the CenturyLink WorldCard, which offers reduced rates and 24/7 support.
Author: Elizabeth Ramos
The OCIO is discontinuing off-campus access to three of the university’s personal long distance calling options.
Long distance services used from authorized telephones on campus (in administrative and residential housing areas) are not impacted by this discontinuation.
The Bundled Minute Plans, Off Campus Long Distance Service, and the Personal 800 Service are being discontinued on May 31, 2013. The OCIO is no longer accepting new requests for these legacy services.
The OSU Mobile 2.0 update for Android launches Monday, April 15, with changes listed below. Web and Mobile Apps Director Steve Fischer calls them "light years ahead of where the Android app is today."
Creating a positive customer experience is at the core of every OCIO service. Taking cues from large, well-known brands who began solving their customers' problems via Twitter, we recognize that our users’ expectations have changed. Some of them want their issues addressed where they’re already spending their time – on social media.
It’s this time of year when tens of thousands of Ohio State applicants anxiously await their acceptance letters from The Ohio State University. This year there are significantly more prospective students checking their mailboxes for our correspondence, in part due the university’s transition to the Common Application. The OCIO partnered with the Offices of Undergraduate and First Year Experience to implement this system, joining nearly 500 institutions, including all the Ivy League institutions and several international universities, who use the Common App.