​​​​​​​​​Ombuds Office

Letters & Science Building, Room 124

Phone: (310) 434-3986

Email: ombuds@smc.edu


Ombudsperson/Political Science Professor Eric Oifer: (310) 434-3986

Ombudsperson/Life Science Professor Yvonne Ortega: (310) 434-3986

​Schedule an Appointment -​

To meet with the ombudsperson, make only one appointment in a week before meeting in person.

Make an Appointment Online


Click the button above, then click SMC Ombuds Appointment to make the appointment. Then, click on a day you would like to visit the office. Click on an available time to schedule an appointment. 

If no times are available to click, all appointment times have been taken. However, you may stop by when the office is open even if you don't have an appointment. If the ombudspersons are not with another person, they will be happy to meet with you. No appointment is necessary.

Office Hours for Fall 2019

​Fall 2019 (August 26 - December 9)

Mondays:  12 -2 pm (Dr. Oifer)

Tuesdays: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm (Professor Ortega)

                  1:00 - 3:00 pm (Dr. Oifer)

Wednesdays:  8:30 am - 2:30 pm (Professor Ortega)

Thursdays:  9:30 - 11:30 am (Professor Ortega)

Important Dates to Consider

Spring 2019 grade concerns:  meet with an ombudsperson before October 15, 2019

Summer 2019 grade concerns:  meet with an ombudsperson before November 15, 2019