We are OPEN and happy to meet with you by phone or video. We are not taking in-person appointments at this time.

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



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