Step 5 - Review Your To Do List

You must be an admitted participant with an active Ohio State username (lastname.#) before this step can be completed.

NEW: Ohio State requires Program 60 participants to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Visit go.osu.edu/vax-requirement for more information.

Your To Do List in My Buckeye Link houses items or actions that need to be completed. Leaving items or actions on this list uncompleted can result in a hold being placed on your account and prevent you from enrolling in classes.

To view your To Do List:

  1. Go to buckeyelink.osu.edu
  2. Click My Buckeye Link under Welcome!
  3. Log in with your Ohio State username (lastname.#) and password
  4. Review items under the To Do List on the right-hand side of the screen and click details

Below we've addressed some items you may find on your To Do List. Visit the Administrative Resource Center for more information on holds and your To Do List.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Before you begin, you will need a photo of your vaccination card or a completed COVID-19 Vaccination Exemption Form (found below the illustration of Brutus Buckeye at shs.osu.edu/my-buckmd1).

To complete the vaccination requirement, you must complete the COVID-19 Vaccination Data Consent/Release of Information AND upload either a photo of your vaccination card or a completed vaccination exemption form:

  1. Go to the My BuckMD page on the Student Health Services website, shs.osu.edu/my-buckmd1
  2. Click the first red My BuckMD link.
  3. Once you are inside your My BuckMD account, click the tab My Forms.
  4. Locate the COVID-19 Vaccination Data Consent/Release of Information.
    1. Type your information into the form.
      1. If you decline to share your information with the university's public health group, you will be assigned for and required to complete weekly COVID-19 testing.
      2. If you approve sharing your information with the university's public health group, you will not have to complete weekly COVID-19 testing.
    2. Click the Submit button.
    3. Complete the digital signature.
  5. Click the tab Document Upload.
  6. Select COVID-19 Vaccination Records or COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption Form from the Document Type menu.
  7. Click Browse to browse your computer or device, select a photo of your vaccination card or the completed exemption form, then click Save to upload.

If you have any trouble completing these steps, please contact vaccination@osu.edu or shs@osu.edu and let them know you are a Program 60 participant.

Financial Responsibility Statement

The Financial Responsibility Statement (FRS) is required before enrollment in courses can take place each term. Information on the Financial Responsibility Statement can be found on the Office of Business and Finance site.

To complete the FRS:

  1. Go to buckeyelink.osu.edu
  2. Click My Buckeye Link under Welcome!
  3. Log in with your Ohio State username (lastname.#) and password
  4. Select Financial Responsibility Statement under the To Do List 
  5. Agree to the three required statements
  6. Click Submit

Sexual Misconduct Prevention Course

All Program 60 participants are required to complete the online course, "U Got This!/U Got This 2!” sexual misconduct prevention course annually. The interactive, easy-to-follow course takes approximately 45-60 minutes and will be available in BuckeyeLearn. It will be assigned to your BuckeyeLearn transcript each year.

To access the course:

  1. Go to buckeyelearn.osu.edu
  2. Log in with your Ohio State username (lastname.#) and password
  3. Click the My Transcript button on the BuckeyeLearn homepage

If you do not complete this course before the deadline, your account will be placed on hold. It can take 1-2 business days for this hold to be removed from your account after you complete the training.

For more information on this training requirement, visit the university's Title IX website.

Other Vaccinations

When taking courses on campus, Ohio State may require proof of other vaccinations. If you see vaccinations on your To Do List and have questions, contact Student Health Services at vaccination@osu.edu or 614-292-0118.​