Workday Office Hours

Ohio State business areas continue to host informal sessions that provide answers to commonly asked questions. Office hours are open to users of all levels and are hosted by subject matter experts.


Subaward Office Hours

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is now offering open office hour sessions on select Thursdays now through the end of December from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. to answer questions and assist with subawards under sponsored projects. Read more for details and session registration information.


Finance Office Hours

The next Finance Office Hours session will be held from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14. Use MS Teams to join.

Procurement Office Hours

University Procurement/AP Office hours will be conducted approximately every two weeks, starting Thursday, November 18. Use the MS Team link to join. The schedule for the next few months is as follows:

  • Thursday, November 18 - from 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 2 - from 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 16 - from 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 13 - from 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 27 - from 1 - 2 p.m.

Research Reporting Office Hours

Grants Administrators and Fiscal staff are encouraged to attend the second Research Reporting Office Hours session on Tuesday, December 7, from 11 a.m. to noon. The agenda will include a demonstration of using additional Workday reports needed for answering common questions about your grants.

Principal Investigator Reporting Office Hours

Join us on Thursday, December 9 from 10-10:45 a.m. to learn how Principal Investigators can better manage their grants in Workday. We’ll walk through how to use a helpful summary of reports to harness Workday’s real-time data. Registration is not required. Use MS Teams to join the session. Please use the survey link to submit your questions in advance.


Travel and PCard Office Hours

During the Office Hours sessions for Travel (Tuesdays 10-11 a.m., June 8 through December 14), participants will review current travel updates (industry, system, policy or supplier information), observe demos of Workday travel processes and/or how to use travel suppliers for booking, and ask questions regarding guidance for policy/system issues. Read more for details and a link to join a Teams session.

During the Office Hours sessions for PCard (Tuesdays 2-3 p.m., June 8 through December 14), participants will review current PCard updates (system and policy), observe demos of Workday processes, and ask questions regarding guidance for PCard policy/systems issues. Read more for details and a link to join a Teams session.


Workday Buying Experience Office Hours

Representatives from the Grants Shared Service Center and the Procurement Shared Service Center will be available to address top questions received from Workday users. Use the MS Teams link to join.

Sessions are planned for Wednesdays at 1 p.m. on September 29, October 13, and October 27.