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Office of the University Ombuds


The Office of the University Ombuds works with students, faculty and staff to assist in problem solving and as an advocate for fairness. 

  • What is an Ombuds?

 During the current Coronavirus pandemic, the Office of the University Ombuds is working remotely. We are available to assist by phone and by video conference.  Please feel free to call us at 239-590-1022 and leave a message. You can also send us an e-mail with your contact information and we will give you a call as soon as possible. 


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The Ombuds serves students, faculty and staff

The Office of the University Ombuds is here to assist you with your concerns

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Initiatives and Outreach Programs

The Office of the University Ombuds works on a variety of initiatives and offers programs to enrich your growth

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Students, staff and faculty can contact the Office of the University Ombuds about any issue related to campus life.  The Ombuds will listen to your concern and will work with you to understand your interests and goals.  If the issue is appropriately handled by the Office of the University Ombuds, we will assist in developing strategies to help resolve your concern or conflict.  If another office is better suited to address or resolve the concern, we will advise you of those options. In addition to assisting individuals and groups to resolve concerns, the Office of the University Ombuds also:

  • Provides workshops on a variety of communication, negotiation and conflict management topics

  • Supports events related to conflict resolution, civility, harmony, diversity and inclusion

  • Provides non-identifying feedback to the leadership about trends and systemic problems raised within the campus community 


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Office of University Ombuds

Monique McKay, LL.B, LL.M  

Assistant to the President,      

University Ombuds               

Edwards Hall Room 211              


Charlotte Bingham, MPA

Assistant Ombuds

Edwards Hall 218F 


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(239) 590-1022

Fax (239) 590-7407