Come with a Problem, Leave with a Plan

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 Ombudsman Association.

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

Latest Ombuds Report

2018-2020 Biennial Report Cover Page

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

Upcoming Campus Events

Canceling Critical Race Theory and the "Woke" Agenda: Mapping Racist Backlash Attacks

Sponsored by the Center for Race & Gender, the Berkeley Law Center on Race, Sexuality & Culture, and the Center for Racial and Economic Justice at UC Hastings Law
October 7th, 12:50-2:20pm
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Truth-telling, Trust, and Transformation with Vice Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion Dania Matos

Second Session (Trust) : October 27th, 3:30-5:30 pm
Third Session (Transformation) : November 17th, 3:30-5:30 pm
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NOW Encore Series: You are a Berkeley Changemaker - The Conversation (BECAR NE206)

Sponsored by People & Culture
December 8th, 1-2pm
Registration Link

To see more Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging-specific events, please visit the DEIB Events Calendar.