​​​​​​​​​​​​Ombuds Office

Letters & Science Building, Room 124

Phone: (310) 434-3986

Email: ombuds@smc.edu


Ombudsperson/Political Science Professor Dr. 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 Ap​pointment 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​

Winter 2018 Hours

The Ombuds Office is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. from January 2 until January 25 during the Winter 2018 intersession.

Dr. Eric Oifer will be in the office January 2 - 4, and January 16 - 18

Professor Yvonne Ortega will be in the office January 9 - 11, and January 23 - 25

​Spring 2018
After January 25, the Ombuds office will be closed until it reopens for the Spring 2018 semester on February 12.