Through the Gephardt Institute, you can have a meaningful impact on the Washington University campus and in communities near and far. Explore opportunities for involvement below, and let us know how we can help turn your passion into action. 


We offer substantive programs and resources that facilitate student learning, engagement, and leadership in civic life. We can help you identify opportunities for meaningful impact on campus and in the community. 

Faculty and Staff

We support faculty and staff across all units and academic schools through partnership development, training and consultation, and grant opportunities. We are dedicated to advancing your community-engaged work.

Alumni and Parents

Through WashU Engage, we offer a series of civic and community engagement opportunities that serve local communities and deepen your connections as alumni and parents. 

Community Partners

We cultivate campus and community partnerships based in trust, collaboration, and responsiveness to shared goals. We are committed to deepening partnerships that advance regional priorities.