The Gephardt Institute advances Washington University’s mission by supporting civic learning, leadership, and impact that reaches students, faculty, staff, alumni, community partners, and friends.

COVID-19 Response & Resources

We invite you to connect with us as you explore resource guides and reflection tools, virtual volunteer opportunities, and a new online series highlighting the civic engagement happening in this civic moment. 

University-Wide Blood Drives

All students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to participate in our university-wide blood drives. You can also volunteer or support drives by recruiting a friend.

Gerry & Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award

Founded in 2003, the annual Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award recognizes a select group of WashU community members who exemplify a character of service and engagement with the St. Louis region.

Community Counts Inventory

Community Counts is an ongoing effort to capture the breadth of civic engagement and community service initiatives undertaken by our campus community. Add your initiative today.