Contact the Ombudsperson

How to Contact the Ombudsperson

The current Shawnee State University student ombudsperson is Dr. John Whitaker. His office is Administration 115 and office phone is 740-351-3630. He can also be reached by e-mail at  As noted in the student handbook, students are welcome to contact the student ombudsperson about problems they encounter including staff/student conflict, grades, disciplinary procedures, course requirements, parking, financial aid, residence life, facilities, academic misconduct, or any of the many policies and procedures that are part of campus life.

Student Ombudsperson

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

(740) 351-4778

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