University of Vermont

Graduate Student Ombudsperson Office

Contact Us

Ralph Swenson
Graduate Student Ombudsperson

Office Location: 113R Waterman
Phone: (802) 338-1794
If no answer, please leave a message and the Ombudsperson will return your call within 24 business hours. This phone does not accept text messages.

Office Hours:

Academic year: Regular office hours are Wednesdays from 10am to noon or by appointment. Call (802) 338-1794 during University vacations and holidays.

Summer hours: by Appointment or by Phone. call (802) 338-1794

Office Directions:
-From the south side of Waterman (College St. Entrance): Enter the door and follow the signs downstairs for the 113 Computer Lab. 113R is the second door on the right after entering 113.

Mailing Address:
University of Vermont Graduate Student Ombudsperson
330 Waterman Building
Burlington, Vermont 05405-0160

About the Ombudsperson

Ombudsperson Ralph Swenson handled Graduate Admissions and student affairs at UVM for many years before retiring in 2014.  During that time he worked with students, faculty, and others across campus to address and resolve student concerns.  He also served the University as Chair of the Staff Grievance Hearing Panel and by conducting investigations in matters of harassment and discrimination.  Swenson holds AB and JD degrees.

Last modified September 07 2017 03:18 PM