Rasch, Stanford University Ombuds
Office of The Ombuds is located at:
585 Capistrano Way in the Mariposa House on the 2nd floor,
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Ombuds is an impartial dispute resolver who strives to see that
faculty, staff and students at the university are treated fairly and
equitably. Any Stanford faculty, student or staff can seek the advice
of the Ombuds Office. The Ombuds is impartial, neutral, and confidential.
The rights and interests of all parties to disputes are considered, with
the aim to achieving fair outcomes.
person should be treated like this. I need to figure out what to do."
"I'm caught in an adminstrative snafu. No one seems to be able to fix it."
"What happened to me is unfair. No one listened to my point of view."
The Ombuds Office provides services that can help you resolve and cope more
effectively with tough situations that may arise in your academic or workplace
environment. The Ombuds:
Hears and discusses your concerns, and identifies options for resolving problems
- Helps you to open productive avenues of communication
as a neutral mediator to solve problems and resolve conflict, striving
for fairness, equitable solutions and adherence to university policies
information about University policies and may refer you to other university
services and programs such as formal grievance or complaint procedures
Consistent with the neutrality of the Ombuds and the confidential nature of the process,
communications to the Ombuds do not put the University on notice of the content of the
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