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Office of the Ombuds

113 Duhring Wing / 236 S. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6273
Phone: 215.898.8261

Welcome to the Office of the University Ombuds

The ombuds office welcomes any member of the Penn community who is experiencing difficulty, conflict, or confusion in his or her work, studies, or life at the University more broadly. We offer an accessible and safe place to resolve differences, explore matters of concern, get information, improve communication, or generate and evaluate options.

Our mission is to ameliorate those conditions that may impede community members finding satisfaction with their lives at Penn. Our door is open to students, staff, employees, and faculty. We encourage people to contact us at the earliest stages of a problem so that we can assist before it escalates.

Please use the links at left to learn more about the ombuds office and how we can help. We look forward to working with you!

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