We are OPEN and have both in-person and remote meeting options

Call (805) 893-3285 for an appointment

Please do not e-mail the ombuds

The Office of the Ombuds at UC Santa Barbara provides confidential consultation services to faculty, staff, students, parents, or anyone else with a campus-related concern. The ombuds addresses workplace issues, interpersonal conflict, academic concerns, policy questions, and many other problems, whether as a first step, last resort, or at any point along the way. The Office of the Ombuds is dedicated to ensuring fairness throughout the University and regularly makes recommendations for systemic change.

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For more videos, check out our YouTube channel: UCSB Ombuds

Associate Ombuds, Don Lubach addressed the UC-Wide Administrative Management Professionals Conference this spring. You can watch a recap of the address here



To ensure confidentiality, the ombuds do not use e-mail for case-related correspondence.