Discover Solutions to Overcome Workplace Problems

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The Staff Ombuds Office provides a confidential place for employees to discuss and clarify concerns, identify options, and discover problem-solving strategies to constructively navigate and overcome workplace disputes and problems.  

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Who We Are

Learn about the office and meet our staff.

What We Do

Learn about the ways we can help you resolve conflict.


What Guides Us

Learn about our guiding principles, set forth by the International Ombuds Association.

Contact Us- 510-642-7823. Language translation services including ASL are available.

Join our Mailing List!

Submit your email address and receive direct information about Staff Ombuds Office events, conflict resolution tips, and upcoming trainings.

Latest Ombuds Report

Staff Ombuds Biennial Report 2020-2022

To request a copy of this report in an alternative accessible format, please contact the Staff Ombuds Office at (510) 642-7823.

Campus Events

Becoming an Anti-Racist Campus Virtual Symposium: February 1, 2023

The Becoming An Anti-Racist Campus Symposium is an opportunity to participate in collective learning, and conversations about, UC Berkeley’s path to becoming an Anti-Racist campus. Visit the UC Berkeley Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, & Justice Anti-Racism resource page for further details! 

Registration link

Join the Conversation: Dismantling Racism Study and Action Group Meeting

If you are interested in learning more about the work of the Staff Ombuds Office, we will be presenting at a special open meeting of the Dismantling Racism Study & Action Group.  This meeting will focus largely on the 2020-2022 Staff Ombuds Office Biennial Report and systemic issues of pay equity for staff. 

Date and Time: Feburary 16, 2023- 12:00-1:30pm

Meeting link: zoom link

UC Black Administrators' Council (UCBAC) Conference 2023: Reunited with Purpose

Date and time

Mon, Feb 27, 2023, 8:00 AM – Tue, Feb 28, 2023, 1:00 PM PST


 Highlander Union Building (HUB) Conference Space 900 University Ave Riverside, CA 92507

Registration link