University Ombuds

Self-Help Resources

Resources for Stressful Times
Below is a sampling of helpful resources:
Please schedule a meeting with us if you are looking for resources on:
  • Effective Communication
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Conflict Management
  • Email Communication
  • Apologies
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Abrasive Leadership
  • Roommate Conflicts
  • Discussing Grades
  • Advising and Faculty Relationships
  • Collaboration in the Sciences

We will work with you to explore options and discuss how to use these and other tools and resources effectively in your particular situation. To schedule a meeting, email or leave a confidential message at 781-736-2265.

If you or someone you know is at imminent risk of harm, please use the following resources:

Brandeis Assistance/On-Campus:

  • Call Brandeis Public Safety at 781-736-3333
  • Call Brandeis Counseling Center for an emergency consultation, 781-736-3730
  • If you are concerned about a student, please consider filing a CARE report

Non-Brandeis Assistance/Off-Campus

  • Call 911
  • Samaritans Statewide Helpline: 1-877-870-4673
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 OR Dial 988