This is the place to go to find out about your student council, events and contests, information about your bus pass and health plan and how to get involved with the Student Union. Students Serving Students. sponsor
Menu navigation button
FSU newsletter
The FSU’s email newsletter contains updates on current events, contests and much more!
Sign up

FSU texts
Text FSU to 71441 to opt-in to our text messaging service. We send texts out (usually 1 per week) about FSU news, events and contests.
More info
Upcoming Events
FUEL: Super Smash Bros. Melee
Clubs Day
Free Breakfast
Get Connected
Feedback website sponsor image

Ombuds Office

This is the place to go if you need information on the student appeal process. The Ombudsperson, Rose Padacz, investigates complaints about all aspects of college life, advises and informs students of their rights and responsibilities. They also make referrals to other offices, both on-and off-campus. The Ombudsperson has the authority to investigate complaints within the college and recommend solutions. All conversations with Rose Padacz will be confidential. Action will be taken only with your agreement. If you are unhappy and unsure of the action to take, contact the Ombudsperson for assistance. Students can book appointments through To leave a confidential message dial 519-452-4430 x4755. The Ombuds Office is located in SC 1001.


The Office of the Ombuds is required to create yearly documentation to be made available to the public, showing its findings, trends, and any other relevant notes.

Intake Form

For those who have not yet been in contact with the Ombuds, please explain a bit more about your situation using the Office of the Ombuds intake form so you can be served better.

Online Booking

If you have spoken to the Ombuds and would like to book an appointment, or would like to reschedule a current appointment, please click here to use their Online Booking form.
Fanshawe Student Union logo