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The Ombuds office serves as your first stop, last resort, or everything in between to discuss concerns confidentially and informally. The Ombuds is a person who serves as an impartial and independent conflict management resource on campus.
We serve undergraduate, graduate, and international students, staff, faculty, alumni, families of students, and other University community members who are having issues that stem from university policies, practices, and relationships. Anyone is welcome.
When you visit us, you will
The Ombuds adheres to the Code of Ethics, the Standards of Practice, and the Best Practices of the International Ombudsman Association (IOA) in providing services to visitors. In sum, the four key principles governing the practice of the Ombuds are:
You can schedule a meeting with Elizabeth Stone, University Ombuds or Norma Morán, Associate Ombuds.
The Ombuds provides you with a confidential, informal, neutral and independent place to: Develop options Obtain referrals Clarify University policies and procedures Identify tools to achieve academic, professional, and personal success Focus on the issues, not people or personalities Work collaboratively to address problems Identify...
Learn more about the various services offered by the Office of the Ombuds.
As announced by the Office of Risk Management, Gallaudet University has launched a whistleblower hotline to report any possible misconduct pertinent to Gallaudet University and Clerc Center. This mechanism has been implemented in order to encourage and enable good-faith reports of observed or suspected misconduct...
Updated: Friday, July 22, 2022 The Office of the Ombuds has released its annual report covering the period from May 2019 to May 2022. The Ombuds Office is a confidential, informal, impartial and independent resource for all of the University members. The Ombuds Office is...
As an advocate for fairness, the Ombuds Office shares information on institutional policies and provides guidance to our visitors in navigating conflicts and other issues. This is to support the visitor in developing a better understanding of the system at the university and learning alternative...
Student Handbook Interim Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Policy Hazing Policy Alcohol and Other Drugs Policies Section 504/ADA Grievance Procedure for Students EEO/Affirmative Action Technology Policy Service Animal Policy Student Grievance Office of Student Conduct Disciplinary Proceedings Hearing Procedures for Student Organizations Mediation as offered by the Office of...
As prescribed by the International Ombudsman Association (IOA): The IOA is dedicated to excellence in the practice of Ombudsman work. The IOA Code of Ethics provides a common set of professional ethical principles to which members adhere in their organizational Ombudsman practice. Based on the...
As prescribed by the International Ombudsman Association (IOA): The IOA Standards of Practice are based upon and derived from the ethical principles stated in the IOA Code of Ethics. Each Ombudsman office should have an organizational Charter or Terms of Reference, approved by senior management,...
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