The Harvard Ombuds Office in Cambridge is located at 1350 Massachusetts Avenue in the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, Suite 748. To make an appointment, call our confidential office line 617-495-7748, or email:

Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact in advance of your participation or visit. Requests for Sign Language interpreters and/or CART providers should be made at least two weeks in advance, if possible. Please note that the university will make every effort to secure services, but that services are subject to availability.

Adam Barak Kleinberger

Harvard Ombuds

Harvard Ombuds Adam Barak Kleinberger was appointed in December 2021. Prior to arriving at Harvard, Adam served as an ombuds at Boston University and Cornell University. He is a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner® (CO-OP) and follows the International Ombudsman Association’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Colette Carmouche

Harvard Ombuds

Colette Carmouche is an Ombudsperson for faculty, staff, and students at Harvard University. Prior to joining Harvard, Colette served in the federal government for 13 years in various capacities including conflict transformation, diversity, equity and inclusion, and historic preservation.

Jude Heichelbech

Ombuds Department Coordinator

Jude Heichelbech has been at Harvard for over 17 years, supporting offices and executive staff from Harvard Medical School, to Harvard Kennedy School, to Central Administration. Jude has supported the Harvard Ombuds Office since 2012.

Harvard Ombuds Office, Cambridge
Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, Suite 748
1350 Massachusetts Ave., Ste. 748
Cambridge, MA 02138

Confidential Telephone: 617-495-7748