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Santa Monica College|Student Services|Ombudsperson|Contact the Ombudsperson

Contact the Ombudsperson

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Lucy Kluckhohn Jones, Professor of Biology, Ombudsperson

Eric Oifer, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Ombudsperson

Yvonne Ortega, Professor of Nutrition, Ombudsperson

  • Telephone the Ombudsperson at (310) 434-3986.
  • E-mail the Ombudsperson at Ombuds@smc.edu.
  • Visit the Ombudsperson during office hours in the Ombuds Office.

The Ombuds Office is located in the Letters and Science Building, Room 124, on the main campus.  

The best way to make an appointment is in person--you may sign up for an appointment at the Ombuds Office,  or drop in when the office is open.  During office hours, you may call for an appointment. 

When the office is open and the Ombudsperson is not with another student, no appointment is necessary.


The Ombuds Office will be open the following hours during the Spring term 2016

Monday         from 1-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday        from 8:30 - 11:00 a.m., and from 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday    from 1-3:30 p.m.
Thursday       from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. 

The Ombuds Office is closed on Friday.


The Ombuds Office will be open the following hours during the Summer session 2016​

The Ombuds office will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in July

Tuesday       July 5, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday  July 6, from  10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Thursday      July 7, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday,      July 12, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday,  July 13, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Thursday,     July 14, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday,       July 19, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday,   July 20, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Thursday,      July 21, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday,       July 26, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday,  July 27, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Thursday,      July 28, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

The Ombuds office will then be closed until the opening of the fall semester.  



Updated  5/21/16 ​​​​