Confidential. Impartial. Informal. Independent.


The Staff Ombuds Office is an independent department that provides strictly confidential, impartial and informal conflict resolution and problem-solving services for all Staff, Non-Senate Academics, and Faculty who perform management functions.

This includes a variety of services, including individual assistance, mediation, group facilitation, and workshops. You can read more about these options in our services tab. The Staff Ombuds Office is a safe place to voice and clarify concerns, understand conflict situations, and find effective ways to respond.

The Staff Ombuds Office abides by the International Ombudsman Association's Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. Download a flyer for your workplace here.  


To schedule an appointment, please contact us at (510) 642-7823. Language translation services including ASL are available free of charge.