Website Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Last Update: April 14, 2023

These Terms of Use together with any link expressly incorporated by reference (collective “Terms”) govern your access to and use of, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through (the “Website”). By using the Website or accessing any content available through the Website, you accept these Terms.

The State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (“STRS Ohio”) may revise these Terms at any time, for any reason and in its sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when posted and apply to any access to and use of the Website thereafter.

Your continued use of the Website following the posting of revised Terms means that you accept and agree to the changes. It is your responsibility to periodically check this page so that you are aware of any changes as they are binding on you.

Permitted Uses

As long as you agree to and comply with these Terms, you may view and/or print the content of this Website. You agree that you will not remove or modify any acknowledgements, credits or legal notices contained on the Website or in the content. You agree not to change, delete or otherwise modify any content on the Website or any document, link or other item posted to the Website. You agree not to access the Website by any means other than through a standard web browser on a computer or mobile device. Also, you agree that you will not damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. Use of the Website or the content in any way not expressly permitted by the Terms is prohibited.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this Website, tampering with or modification of this system, including supporting hardware or software, are strictly prohibited and may be subject to criminal prosecution.

Trademark & Copyright

Unauthorized use of any STRS Ohio trademark, service mark or logo is prohibited and may be a violation of federal and state trademark laws. You shall not download any image found on the Website for other than personal or non-commercial informational use only. Modification or use of STRS Ohio materials, or use for any other purpose, is a violation of the STRS Ohio copyright.

No information from the Website may be reproduced, or distributed in any way, without the prior written consent of STRS Ohio. Any approved reuse must contain a proper citation of STRS Ohio permission for reuse. For permission to reuse STRS Ohio copyrighted material or to link to this site, please contact STRS Ohio at (888)227-7877 or by submitting a request to Contact Us. The STRS Ohio logo, its videos, or other materials may not be reproduced for any purpose.

Privacy & Security Policies

All information we collect on this Website is subject to our Privacy Policy. By using the Website, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

STRS Ohio maintains a separate Security Policy. By using the Website, you consent to the Security Policy and agree to comply with it.

General Disclaimer

While STRS Ohio makes every attempt to ensure the information provided on this site is reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. The Website is provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind. STRS Ohio does not guarantee and will not be held responsible/liable for any errors or omissions, for interruption, or for the use of or the results obtained from the use of the information including but not limited to accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and correct sequencing of information.

You are responsible for taking all necessary precautions to ensure that any content you may obtain from the Website is free of viruses or other harmful code. Use of the Website is at your sole risk.

Links to Other Sites

If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold STRS Ohio, its board members, employees, agents and/or assigns harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, due to or arising out of your use of the Website or its content and/or breach of these Terms.


STRS Ohio may make any changes to the Website and the content at any time and for any reason.

Governing Laws

These Terms and any claims arising in any way out of the Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio. Any litigation arising out of or relating to these Terms shall be brought only in the appropriate state and federal courts of Franklin County, Ohio, and you hereby irrevocably consent to such jurisdiction.

If there is a conflict between the information provided on the Website, Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3307, or other applicable law or rule, governing STRS Ohio, any decisions will be based on the law and not the information on the Website.

Geographic Restrictions

STRS Ohio is based in the state of Ohio in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.