The Sonoran University of Health Sciences Ombudsperson assists in the interest of accountability, responsiveness, fairness, and equity to internal and external constituents when misunderstandings and/or concerns arrive. We are a confidential, impartial, informal, and independent resource for staff, faculty, students, and administrators at Sonoran University of Health Sciences that seeks to facilitate the resolution of constituent concerns that are not addressed at the appropriate level within the university. However, we are not decision-makers. We do not have the power to establish, change, or set aside any University rules, policies, or management decisions.
The Ombudsperson assists in providing steps to navigate through the Sonoran University system in order that concerns/issues may be evaluated, reviewed, and resolved in a timely manner. Services are free and all individuals are encouraged to seek guidance confidentially and without retribution and retaliation.
The word ombudsman (OM-buds-man) comes from Sweden, where the term was first used to designate a public official who was appointed to investigate citizens’ complaints against governmental agencies. We use the shorter term “ombuds.” Here at Sonoran University, the ombuds helps faculty, staff, students and administrators solve workplace problems, and gives generic feedback on matters of general concern.
Our responses are tailored to the individual’s situation and informed consent, so we…
Contact us as a first step, or as a last resort, or anywhere along the way. Come and share your concerns, evaluate your situation, and plan your next step–if you want to take a next step.
Sonoran University of Health Sciences Ombuds Office is not available for walk-in appointments at this time. Please call 480-202-9131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a consultation.
Please use this form for presentation requests only. If you have a specific concern you would like to discuss with the ombuds, please contact the Ombuds Office by phone at 480-202-9131 or by e-mail at email@example.com