Welcome to the Student Ombuds Office

Whether your problem is straightforward or unimaginably complicated, the Student Ombuds Office is here to help. Please take some time to explore and learn about our office.

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The Student Ombuds Office is a resource for all University of Chicago students to assist in the resolution of conflicts, concerns, and other problems that they may encounter through the course of University life.

If you find yourself saying…

  • Now what do I do?
  • What are my options?
  • All I get is the run-around!
  • Can they do that?
  • No one listens to me!
  • Nobody cares!
  • This is unfair!
  • Who has the authority to change this?
  • How can I get this resolved?
  • How do I talk to…?
  • … contact us for help!

University Life can get complicated. We’re here to listen. We’re here to help.

The Office of the Student Ombdusperson Has A New Name

The Office of the Student Ombudsperson has been renamed the Student Ombuds Office. We continue to be a resource for all UChicago students who wish to discuss a problem or concern in any area of university life.

Get in Touch

We are fully available to help you with your concerns. Reach us by email.


We offer short presentations and Q&A sessions to explain the role of our office and the services we provide. Email us at ombudsperson@uchicago.edu to arrange an information session for your group or program. While we will try to accommodate all requests, these sessions are subject to staff availability.