Common Concerns
Office of the Ombudsperson
 
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Common Concerns

There are times in a student’s academic career where they may run into conflict that they may be unfamiliar in dealing with. Those concerns may center on a particular issue they are experiencing with a professor, advisor or staff member. If a student finds him/herself constantly trying to resolve an issue with no headway in sight, or perhaps the stand-off is escalating into a more hostile situation, this is the time to solicit the assistance of the Ombudsman. The Ombudsman can help by listening to your concerns, and identifying appropriate options for a resolution.
 
The following are a few examples of the types of concerns that the Ombuds can offer assistance with troubleshooting.
 
Academic
 - Faculty disputes
 - Grade disputes
 - Schedule disputes
 - Final exam conflicts
 - Concerns with advising
 - Scholastic dishonesty
 - Academic Dismissal
 
Non-academic Issues
 - Enrollment and registration
 - Financial aid
 - Housing/meal plan
 - Work-study