Ombudsperson

The Ombudsperson for the Dietrich School Graduate Studies office assists graduate students in the Dietrich School to resolve conflicts and issues that arise in the course of their graduate education that the student believes have not or cannot be addressed within their academic department. The Ombudsperson helps manage conflicts and provides information about institutional policies related to the student's issues, including the university's grievance procedures.

The Ombudsperson for the Dietrich School Graduate Studies Office is Philippa Carter. She can be reached at pkc3@pitt.edu. Her office is in the Graduate Studies suite, 5141 Sennott Square.