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Ombuds Office

Ombuds Confidentiality

 The Ombuds Office will provide a safe, neutral, informal, personal and confidential resource for all members of the university community. All students, staff, and faculty who may be experiencing difficulties of any nature may contact the Ombuds Office. The Ombuds Office will not reveal confidences and identities of the individuals who consult with this office without the express permission to do so. Discussions with the Ombuds Office will remain confidential, with the follwing exceptions:  imminent harm or danger to self or others, or if required by a court.  Notwithstanding this, the Ombuds Office may provide aggregate or de-identified information to University officials about allegations of crimes or sexual harassment if they can do so while maintaining the anonymity of the visitor. 


The Ombuds Office will not keep written records. Please note that recordings of any kind are strictly forbidden.  We are a designated confidential resource for Title IX issues. 


The Ombuds Office is not authorized to accept notice of claims against the University.  Discussions with the Ombuds Office does not create a record, nor does it begin a formal process.  The Ombuds Office will keep conversations confidential unless imminent harm or danger is present, or if compelled by a court of law.  Presently, there is no statutory privilege in Colorado for Ombuds regarding confidentiality.
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