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Dr. Halfacre and Dr. Byer standing outside smiling as they pose for the picture.

How to get in touch

The University Ombuds can meet with you over the phone, via video chat, or in-person. Meetings can be scheduled at the Ombuds Office or at a location convenient to you, and after-hours meetings are possible. Email can be used for scheduling, but please keep in mind that email is not a confidential means of communication.


Gordon Halfacre, Ph.D., MLA*

University Ombuds for Faculty and Students



Tessa Byer, MA,

University Ombuds for Staff


Ombuds Office

Ombuds Office

201 West Cherry Road
Seneca, SC 29678
Free parking is provided

* Member of the International Ombuds Association

Find us with the CATbus

Clemson University’s CATbus runs twice an hour to The Pier near the Ombuds Office. Pickup for this bus originates at the Strom Thurmond Institute.

Clemson CatBus