We are here to listen to your concerns in a safe setting about life at the university and confidentially discuss interpersonal difficulties, university policies, university bureaucracy, and conflict resolution techniques. We help you identify options so you can seek resolution.
If you have a concern or question pertaining to your life at the University of Texas at Austin, we encourage you to explore our website and make an appointment to meet with one of our staff members for additional services. The Office of the Student Ombuds is always available as a resource.
Have you had a conflict with your professor or advisor? Frustrated about a University policy that is impacting you? Do you feel like you've been spinning your wheels in trying to get something resolved? Consider coming to our office to talk over your situation and see what options are available to you. Check out our Common Concerns page to see a list of some of the issues other students have brought to our office or check out our FAQ page.
Looking for resources? Maybe how to go about a grade dispute? Or the tips to keep in mind for writing a professional email? Check out our Resources page to see the DIY tips and tricks to communicating concerns and resolving conflicts.