Examples of services offered by the Ombudsperson

  • Assists you in developing a set of options.
  • Provides advice and referrals.
  • Clarifies university and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Helps you contact appropriate parties.
  • Refers disputes between students to the Student Mediation Services.
  • Explains the services of the Student Advocates Office and more specialized conflict resolution offices at IU.
  • Assists in setting up a direct personal meeting between the parties involved.
  • Assists in the preparation of appeals or explanatory letters.