The Ombudsman Office is an independent, neutral and confidential place for visitors to discuss their academic and workplace issues and concerns. Our office is informal, assures confidentiality, and is independent of University administration. The office is open to Harvard ID holders: faculty, fellows, staff, students and retirees.

Contact the Ombudsman

University Ombudsman Office

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center (formerly Holyoke) Suite 748
1350 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact: Lydia Cummings, Ombudsman

Telephone: 617-495-7748
Email: university_ombudsman@harvard.edu

Please note that the security of electronic communication cannot be guaranteed.  Calling our confidential line is the most secure communication method.

Longwood Ombuds Office
For these affiliates:
Harvard Medical School
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health
Contact: Melissa Brodrick, Ombuds
Telephone: 617-432-4041
Website: http://hms.harvard.edu/departments/ombuds-office