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.


The easiest way to make an appointment is using our online portal. Please note that our office does not provide walk-in services; please contact us by phone or email in advance of an appointment.  Schedule an appointment.


Office of the Ombud




What the Ombud does

The Office of the Ombud is a place where all members of the University of Washington community can seek information, consultation, and assistance. Each year, the Ombud Office collaborates with hundreds of individuals who are facing challenges. We provide a safe environment to voice concerns and develop constructive options to address the situation. Visit the UW Office of the Ombud website.