The mission of the Ombudsman is to assist students and faculty with the resolution of problems to support retention and to foster respect across the campus community.
What does the Ombudsman do?
How can the Ombudsman help me?
· The Ombudsman provides services to students to encourage them to learn how to problem solve and operate effectively within the College environment.
· Provides personal/life skills coaching to students.
· Is someone students can discuss legitimate concerns regarding customer service issues, communication disconnects, or the inability to access student services in a timely manner.
· Assist students and faculty members in resolving problems/issues with difficult, disruptive students.
· Assist students and faculty members in finding resources to address student’s non-academic personal issues.
· Provides supportive intervention services to students involved in disruptive classroom situations to prevent future and/or further disciplinary action.
To request assistance from the Ombudsman, please complete the Ombudsman Assistance Request form by clicking on:
Not sure if the Ombudsman is the appropriate person to address your concerns?
Assistance can also be provided through the Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) or through the Student Judicial Affairs process. To receive assistance regarding student behavior and/or student code of conduct violation(s), please review the statements below and select the appropriate reporting form that best fits the situation.
Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) – The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) responds to student behaviors of concern that may affect the educational mission and/or operation of the College. The purpose of the group is to provide a timely response to student behavior concerns.
To report student(s) who may be exhibiting concerning behavior which could include, threatening, distressing disruptive and/or disturbing inside or outside of the classroom setting, please complete the Behavior Intervention Reporting form by clicking on:
Student Code of Conduct – Student Judicial Affairs at Sinclair Community College is charged with upholding the Student Code of Conduct, which identifies behavioral expectations for all students on Sinclair campuses and all neighborhood learning sites.
To report behaviors violating the Student Code of Conduct, whether these behaviors/violations occur inside or outside the classroom setting, please complete the Student Code of Conduct Notification Form by clicking on: