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Office of the Ombuds

Office of the Ombuds

The Office of the Ombuds provides confidential, impartial and informal support with the goal of dispute-resolution to all members of the Fanshawe community.

Fanshawe’s Ombuds Rose Padacz is available to help you be proactive in conflict prevention and provides resources, information and possible alternative resolutions. The Ombuds may help to provide guidance on policies, procedures, practices and the Appeals process with the goal to a fair outcome.

To book a phone or virtual appointment, please visit the Online Service Page on FanshaweOnline.

For inquiries, please email or call 519-452-4430 x14755. Students are asked to provide their name, student number and a phone number to return your call.

All inquiries are confidential and information is shared only with your consent. For more information, please visit Fanshawe's Office of the Ombuds page. The Ombud’s Office is located in B1050-1.


Fanshawe College and the Office of the Ombuds provide many resources to help students and the college community avoid or resolve disputes. Please follow the links below to learn more about the resources we provide.

Ombuds Report

The Office of the Ombuds is required to create yearly documentation to be made available to the public, showing its findings, trends, and any other relevant notes.

Download a PDF version of the latest 2021–22 Ombuds Report.

Archived Reports

Download a PDF version of the following archived reports:

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