Office of Academic Affairs ยป Ombudsman


Ombuds Office

Professor Gregorio Mayers, Esq.

1650 Bedford Avenue,
Room 2015-N
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Phone:(718) 270-5111
Please note that all complaints must be emailed or hand delivered to my office

What is the Medgar Evers College Ombuds Office?

The Medgar Evers College Ombuds office offers a confidential, neutral and independent resource for faculty, staff and students within the Medgar Evers College community to voice concerns and complaints.

The Ombuds office attempts to resolve conflicts that arise between members of the College.

The term Ombudsman is a Swedish word used to describe public officials designated to resolve citizens grievances with governmental agencies.

What Does the Ombuds Do?

  • The Ombuds is a neutral and independent member of the Medgar Community who responds to complaints in an informal manner
  • The Ombuds is sensitive to the rights and concerns of each person who is involved in a complaint brought to the Ombuds office
  • The Ombuds provides a confidential space to discuss concerns and complaints
  • The Ombuds listens to concerns and shares information concerning Medgar Evers College policies
  • The Ombuds helps to generate solutions to resolve problems
  • The Ombuds may share general concerns with Medgar Evers College administration in order to engage the College community in conversation and to enhance communication between the members of the College community

What Doesn’t the Ombuds Do?

  • The Ombuds does not share information concerning any case unless permission is given by the person who brings the concern to the office
  • The Ombuds does not maintain permanent records of individual cases. Instead, the Ombuds keeps anonymous data on the number and nature of cases brought to the office.
  • The Ombuds has no power to create or change Medgar Evers College policy or rules