Voter Engagement

Voter Friendly Campus

In 2017-2018 and 2019-2020, WashU was nationally recognized as a Voter Friendly Campus. Following a competitive application process, a select group of universities received the designation, which recognizes campuses doing excellent work to empower their students to participate in the democratic process. The Voter Friendly Campus initiative is led by Campus Vote Project and NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Learn more.

NASPA LEAD Initiative Institution

WashU has been selected as a NASPA LEAD Initiative Institution for the 2018-2019 year.

NASPA’s LEAD Initiative comprises a network of NASPA member colleges and universities committed to encouraging and highlighting the work of student affairs in making civic learning and democratic engagement a part of every student’s college education. Learn more


Green Office Program, Gold Level Certification

WashU’s Office of Sustainability coordinates the Green Office Program, which provides a framework and set of resources that empower office teams across all campuses to reduce their environmental impact and costs. The program features a self-assessment checklist with seven categories that offices use to evaluate their current practices, set goals, and track their progress. 

The Gephardt Institute achieved Gold level certification in fall 2017.