STRS Ohio would like to remind employers, vendors and other business contacts not to send gifts to the STRS Ohio office or to individual STRS Ohio associates. STRS Ohio associates are public employees subject to certain restrictions under Ohio ethics laws. Associates cannot accept things of value, including gifts, travel, meals or lodging from anyone doing or seeking to do business with, or interested in matters before, STRS Ohio. Any gifts received, regardless of value, will be returned. Your understanding and cooperation are appreciated.