University of Washington Bothell

Office of the Ombud

COVID-19 remote operations

Due to University of Washington COVID-19 regulations the Office of the Ombud is closed for in person appointments but remains available to the University community remotely by phone/Zoom appointments.

Schedule an appointment online or contact with questions.

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 or Please note that our office does not provide walk-in services; please contact us by phone or email in advance of an appointment.

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.

Annual Report

Each year, the Office of the Ombud publishes a report detailing the work of the office. You can find all of our Annual Reports here.

2018-19 Annual Report

The 2018-19 Annual Report provides an overview of the issues the university community has brought forth and how we have helped faculty, staff, and students resolve challenging situations. 

Additional information

For more information on our services, please visit our Seattle and Tacoma sites. 

UW Bothell 




Husky Hall Room 1431
Bothell, WA 98011

UW Seattle




339 HUB
Box 352238
Seattle, WA 98195