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We coordinate the University of Oregon's legislative and advocacy efforts at the federal, state, and local levels. We build and strengthen relationships with the UO's constituencies and encourage investment in and support for the university, its programs, and its initiatives.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Government & Community Relations Blog

Duck at the Governor's Desk

COVID-19 emergency spending bill provides some funds for higher education

On Friday, March 27, the House of Representatives passed and President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, an approximately $2 trillion emergency spending bill in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The third COVID-19 package includes $13.9 billion that will be available in a Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund for students and institutions of higher education.

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Community Relations

President Schill and Mayor Piercy

Around the O Community Edition

Around the O Community Edition highlights the events and resources of the UO that matter to you: major events that impact campus neighbors, construction updates, news on important collaborations, and UO resources that you can enjoy as a community member.

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UO Advocates

UO Advocates: Join Us!

University of Oregon supporters have a new way to engage with federal, state and local elected officials about legislation that affects the university and students. UO Advocates is a new, one-stop-shop digital tool alumni across the state and nation can use to take action and ask elected officials to support the work the UO does to serve people and create tomorrow’s leaders. A new video featuring students and elected leaders highlights the importance of advocacy.