Welcome to the Office of the Ombuds. Our office serves as a resource for students at Eastern Michigan University that provides consultation on a variety of issues that are both academic and nonacademic by nature as it pertains to EMU. Our office provides timely, objective and strategic information in a confidential manner to assist with the interpretation of policies and procedures. The role of our office is to ensure adherence to the EMU policy, confirm due process, and assist with resolution and prevention of both academic and non-academic concerns. We are an informal and confidential resource. Find out more about how we help.