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University Ombuds Office

The Ombuds invites students, staff, and faculty to speak openly of any university-related difficulty, conflict, or uncertainty they are experiencing. Visitors to the office can expect an accessible and safe place in which to find assistance in: identifying appropriate campus resources, resolving interpersonal disputes and differences, exploring matters of concern, improving ability to communicate concerns directly, and in generating resolution options.


Mission Statement

The Central Michigan University Ombudsperson serves the institution in accordance with its core values of integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, social responsibility, excellence, and innovation by welcoming students, staff, and faculty into a confidential space for discussion regarding university-related matters of concern. The Ombuds assists in opening avenues of communication for those in pursuit of resolution and in promoting fair and equitable treatment for all members of the CMU community.