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What An Ombuds Does

  • The Ombuds listens with an open mind.
  • The Ombuds helps to resolve problems fairly.
  • The Ombuds provides a safe place to voice your concerns and explore options for productive conflict management and resolution.
  • The Ombuds supports a safe, respectful and civil community.
  • Interview with the Ombuds by GWISE

Tell Me About Stony Brook Ombuds Office - Orientation slides

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When to Use Services

  • When you need information or assistance in resolving your concern
  • When you are unsure of how to proceed or what options are available
  • When you feel your concerns have not been adequately addressed through formal channels
  • When you don't know where else to go

Ask the Ombuds - Weekly Informal Online Chat  Wednesdays @ 1 pm

Appointments with the Ombuds are online via Zoom, telephone and in-person.  Click here for contact information.


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