Welcome! If you're a member of the campus community and you want help with solving a problem, the Office of the Ombuds is the place to go.
Launched in January 2008, the Office of the Ombuds provides conflict management resources to all members of the campus community, including students and their families, faculty, staff, alumni, and others.
The Ombuds provides you with a confidential, neutral, informal and independent place to:
If you have University-related concerns or trouble accessing information, the Ombuds can help guide you to what you need.
If you feel trapped, lost, or confused, the Office of the Ombuds is a safe place where you can discuss your concerns confidentially and informally. All conversations are off the record.
During your visit with the Ombuds, you will:
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred so the Ombuds can reserve enough time to listen to you and help you explore different options and resources. To make an appointment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 559-5079.
The Ombuds Office operates according to the International Ombudsman Association (IOA) Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.