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Connecting with the Ombuds

Connecting with the University Ombuds is easy. Just reach out via any of the following to schedule an appointment via phone or in person:

By Phone · 540-231-3125

If you receive the voicemail,  please leave a name and a phone number where we can discreetly call you at. Because we want to respect the sensitivity of your situation. please don’t provide in the voice message any information which is confidential, sensitive or privileged.

By Email ·

Please provide your name and availability in the email. Similar to a voice message, email is not a confidential method of communication and so please be mindful in not providing information which is confidential, sensitive or privileged.

In Person ·  Kent Square Building, Suite 320

Please note: It is best if you don’t drop by the office as the Ombuds may be with, or at, an appointment.

University Ombuds Office Address:
250 South Main Street
Kent Square Building, Suite 320 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Hours and Availability

The University Ombuds Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm. We recognize that many in our Hokie Nation community might not work traditional work hours and/or be unavailable during these hours. Accordingly, you can ask to meet with the Ombuds outside these times and we’ll do our best to accommodate you. 


If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Serena Young at 540-231-3125 or during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.