How to Contact the Ombudsperson

The current Shawnee State University student ombudsperson is Dr. John Whitaker. He can be contacted by email at or by phone, (740) 351-3630. His office is located in the Administration Building, Room 115.

As noted in the student handbook, students are welcome to contact the student ombudsperson about problems they encounter including staff/student conflict, grades, disciplinary procedures, course requirements, parking, financial aid, residence life, facilities, academic misconduct, or any of the many policies and procedures that are part of campus life.