UNM Ombuds Services

A Visit to Ombuds 

Overview of an Ombuds Visit
Ombuds Visit Agreement (in-person visit)
Ombuds Visit Agreement (Zoom or phone visit; right-click to download) 
Visitor Feedback - Anonymous Survey

Written Permission to Tell Someone You Visited Ombuds

Visitor Consent form (right-click to download)

Facilitated Conversations

Facilitated Conversation:  Permission to Tell Other Party form (right-click to download)
Facilitated Conversation: Agreement to Participate form (right-click to download)
Facilitated Conversation on Zoom: Tip Sheet

Services for Teams

Description of Ombuds Offerings for Teams
Team Leader Checklist

Capturing Trends

Uniform Reporting Categories to identify trends, needs and opportunities 

Annual Reports 

2020 Annual Report
2019 Annual Report
2018 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
2016 Annual Report


Policy 3220: Ombuds Services for Staff
Policy 2200: Whistleblower Protection and Reporting Suspected Misconduct and Retaliation
Policy 2740: Sexual Misconduct
Policy 3100: Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action
Policy 3300: Paid Time
Policy 3215: Performance Management
Policy 3225: Separation of Employment
Policy 3780: Sexual Harassment


Ombuds Services for Faculty
Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO)
Internal Audit
Counseling, Assistance, and Referral Service (CARS)
Employee and Organizational Development (EOD)
Compliance Office
Employee Health Promotion (EHP)
Women's Resource Center
Campus Police
Staff Council




History of Ombuds

A brief article: Overview of Ombuds from Scandinavian Origins to the Governments, Corporations, and Universities of America