Pre-registered donors: Donor received a pre-registration confirmation letter from the Ohio State Body Donation Program.
Unregistered donors: If your loved one has not pre-registered for the Ohio State Body Donation program and has recently passed away please follow the steps on the unregistered donors page.
If during regular business hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.):
Immediately following the donor’s death, the family, next-of-kin, and/or health care provider should contact The Ohio State University Body Donation Program at (614) 292-4831.
If AFTER regular business hours (Monday - Friday, 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday, National Holidays):
Please review before providing a notification of death outside of regular business hours:
Step 1: Notification of death
Step 2: Eligibility Confirmation
Step 3: Care and removal of the donor's remains