The Office has jurisdiction:
To hear about acts against the rights embodied in the university’s legislation, except those acts of collective, labor or disciplinary nature. The OOAR also lacks competence to hear about acts related to academic evaluations and judging commissions or acts that happened more than 120 days before being presented to the OOAR, nor situations that use legal challenges or remedies established within the legislation. (Art. 7 and 9 Fraction I of the Statute; and Art. 3 of the Rules of Procedure).
When necessary, to issue recommendations addressed to the authorities involved in the violation of any university right of a student or professor. (Art. 9 Fraction VIII and Art. 10 of the Statute; and Arts. 3, 27 and 36 of the Rules of Procedure).
To issue the recommendations it finds convenient in order to perfect aspects of the university’s legislation regarding rights of students and professors. (Art. 10 Second Paragraph of the Statute; and Art. 36 of the Rules of Procedure).
The Office is obliged to:
- Inform the University Council and the Rector of its work each year. (Art. 10 of the Statute; and Arts. 34 and 35 of the Rules of Procedure).
- Report to the University Council and the Rector when extraordinarily solicited by them, in accordance with the relevance of issues that require it. (Art. 37 of the Rules of Procedure).