MIT Ombuds Office

neutral, confidential, independent, informal

Our Role

Ombuds Professional Standards

The International Ombudsman Association (IOA) is the largest international organization of organizational Ombuds practitioners in the world, representing over 500 members from the United States and across the globe.  It was formed in July 2005, as a merger of two former organizations, The Ombudsman Association (TOA) and University and College Ombuds Association (UCOA).   

The MIT Ombuds are members of IOA and practice according to the IOA Code of Ethics and IOA Standards of Practice.