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Mary Turyk, PhD, professor of environmental and occupational health sciences, serves as the Ombudsperson for SPH. In this role, Dr. Turyk advises students regarding procedures and methods available to resolve problems, provides dispute resolution services to resolve conflicts, and directs students to available resources. For non-academic grievance resolution, students may contact Dr. Turyk at For academic grievance resolution, students should refer to the student academic grievance information below.

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The Student Academic Grievance Procedures define an administrative process through which students may seek resolution of complaints or Grievances regarding academic standing during their enrollment at UIC. The Student Academic Grievance Procedures outline the eligibility of use, informal and formal grievance protocols, and forms used for such complaints. The SPH procedures implement the Student Academic Grievance Procedures adopted by the University of Illinois at Chicago effective April 2017.