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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.  To meet with the Ombudsperson, you may schedule an appointment by using this link: 

Schedule an Appointment 

Please make only one apppointment in a week before you have met in person with an Ombudsperson.

Or, you may stop by when the office is open. If the Ombudsperson is not with another person, no appointment is necessary.  



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. on the following days.  

Tuesday       June 21, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Dr. Oifer)
Wednesday  June 22, from  10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Kluckhohn Jones)
Thursday      June 23, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Kluckhohn Jones)

Tuesday,      June 28, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Dr. Oifer)
Wednesday,  June 29, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Kluckhohn Jones)
Thursday,     June 30, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Kluckhohn Jones)

Tuesday,       July 5, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Dr. Oifer)
Wednesday,   July 6, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Ortega)
Thursday,      July 7, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Ortega)

Tuesday,       July 12, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Dr. Oifer)
Wednesday,  July 13, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Ortega)
Thursday,     July 14, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Ortega)

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



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

Monday         from 10 a.m.-12noon (w/ Dr. Oifer) and from noon -2:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Ortega)
Tuesday        from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. (w/ Professor Kluckhohn Jones)  and from 1-3 p.m. (w/ Dr. Oifer)
Wednesday    from 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m. (w/ Professor Ortega)
Thursday       from 9-11:30 a.m.  (w/ Professor Kluckhohn Jones)

The Ombuds Office is closed on Friday.



Updated  6/15/16 ​​​​​​​​​​​​