Office of the Ombud

The University of Washington Ombud

DATE CHANGE: There will be no staff available at UW-Tacoma campus on Tuesday, August 11th. Instead, staff will be available to meet on Wednesday, August 12th.

OFFICE CLOSURE: The UW-Tacoma campus Office of the Ombud will be closed Tuesday, August 18th. Please note that the Seattle campus office will be open on August 18th.


Welcome to the Office of the Ombud. We serve the entire University of Washington community by providing a collaborative and confidential environment to discuss your situation, consider options, and develop a plan for the future. We are available to meet at any of the three campuses, Harborview, or the UW Medical Center.

To make an appointment with the Ombud and find a path forward, please contact us at 206-543-6028.

Our mission

Our mission is to provide high quality, client-focused services for preventing, managing, and resolving conflict at this university. Through active participation in the problem-solving process, clients develop the ability to prevent, manage, and resolve future conflicts.


For more information

Please visit our Seattle and Bothell websites.

UW Tacoma

Phone number: 
WCG 405
Tacoma, WA 98402
Tuesdays, weekly

UW Seattle

Phone number: 
339 HUB
Box 352238
Seattle, WA 98195