The Office of Government & Community Relations at Washington University in St. Louis serves as the nexus for university relationships with governmental officials, neighborhood associations, as well as civic leaders and organizations.

St-Louis-City From working with local, state and federal representatives to connecting community members to appropriate university resources, the staff of the Office of Government & Community Relations promotes positive university engagement with its various constituencies.

We welcome you to explore the site to learn more about how the university is engaged in the community and how to connect with us in a meaningful way.

Please contact Jane Miller at 314-935-5752 if you have any questions.

A Commitment to St. Louis

EXAD-0213-AP Economic Impact web graphic small1Washington University in St. Louis supports student, faculty and staff community engagement that results in thousands of hours annually dedicated to the St. Louis region. As an active member of the community, WashU assists in solving community challenges, partners with school districts and other civic organizations, and attracts considerable financial resources to the area.

Learn more​ about Washington University’s Economic Impact on the St. Louis Region.

Recent News

University announces College Prep Scholarship

By Jane Miller on July 19, 2016

Washington University in St. Louis has announced a major new scholarship initiative that will support low-income and first-generation students from the St. Louis region. Read more

From college student to college adviser

By Jane Miller on April 28, 2016

College Advising Corps puts Washington University graduates into St. Louis schools: “So many of these students have been told, ‘You can’t go to college — it’s too expensive,’ ” Waddles said. “That ...