Administration

Contact & Hours

 

Ombuds Office

Location: All meetings will be virtual for Spring 2021.

Phone: Due to the closure of the office, please use email or make an appointment to contact the ombuds office.

Email: ombuds@smc.edu

Ombudsperson Office Staff

Ombudsperson/Life Science Professor Sandra Hutchinson

Ombudsperson/Philosophy Professor Paul Klumpe

Ombudsperson/Life Science Professor Yvonne Ortega

Winter 2021 hours 

Winter intersession hours have concluded.

Spring 2021 hours 

LAST OMBUDS APPOINTMENT DAY TO PETITION FOR FORMAL GRADE APPEAL CONSIDERATION FOR FALL 2020 SEMESTER IS APRIL 20, 2021, due to office closure 4/12-4/16 for Spring Break.

*Modified hours for week of April 18 only to accomodate grade appeal consideration deadline*

If your course for grade appeal is in Life Sciences, please schedule with Dr. Klumpe. If your course for grade appeal is in Philosophy and Social Sciences, please schedule with Professor Ortega or Dr. Hutchinson

Monday 4/19:

9AM-1PM Professor Ortega 

1PM-3PM Dr. Hutchinson

3PM-5:30PM Dr. Klumpe

Tuesday 4/20

9AM-noon Dr. Hutchinson

2PM-4:00PM Dr. Klumpe

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Appointments will begin February 16th. 

Please use the Ombuds appointment link in the menu for availability.  

Mondays:             11AM-3PM (Professor Ortega)

Tuesdays:             9AM-noon (Dr. Hutchinson)

                             2PM-4:30PM (Dr. Klumpe)

Wednesdays:      2PM-4:30PM (Dr. Klumpe)

Thursdays:          9AM-11AM (Dr. Hutchinson)

Important Dates

Fall 2020 Grade concerns: Meet with an ombudsperson before April 15, 2021 to file a grade appeal. * Since April 15 is during Spring Break and our offices are closed 4/12-4/16, we will extend this date to April 20 this semester.

Winter 2021 Grade concerns: Meet with an ombudsperson before May 15, 2021 to file a grade appeal.

Spring 2021 Grade concerns: Meet with an ombudsperson before October 15, 2021 to file a grade appeal.

Summer 2021 Grade concerns: Meet with an ombudsperson before November 15, 2021 to file a grade appeal.