Ombudsperson

Ombudsperson

The University Ombudsperson assists those who are seeking answers or resolutions to a university related issue. The ombudsperson serves as an alternative source for information and advice regarding university related issues. 

The University Ombudsperson serves as a neutral and confidential party, taking concerns in an impartial and objective manner. The University Ombudsperson will present options to assist in efficiently and effectively resolving university related concerns. 

The University Ombudsperson cannot offer legal advice, advocate for any individual or serve as a representative in a hearing or any other formal proceedings. Communication with the ombudsperson is not normally considered "official notice" to the university. However, the University Ombudsperson is required to appropriately report situations involving discrimination, harassment, or dangers to self or others.

Alternative and flexible meeting locations and/or times are available by request.

Contact Information: 

Deborah Huryta, University of Nebraska at Kearney Ombudsperson 
hurytad@unk.edu 
Office: Founders Hall – Room 1200
Phone: 308-865-8404

Christy Horn, University of Nebraska Ombuds 
chorn1@unl.edu  
Office:  Varner Hall - Room 222  (University of Nebraska - Lincoln Campus)
Phone:  402-472-8404

State Ombuds 
ombud@leg.ne.gov  
Office:  State Capitol - Room 807
PO Box 94604, Lincoln, NE  68509-4604

Phone: In Lincoln  402-471-2035
Toll Free:  1-800-742-7690
TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf):  402-471-5087
Fax:  402-471-4277

Website:  http://nebraskalegislature.gov/divisions/ombud.php