Oregon State Capitol Building
Strengthening Relationships

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.

Learn More About What We Do


GCR Blog

Duck at the Governor's Desk

New president spends first months connecting with community

Since moving to Oregon with his wife, Melissa, and their two cats from Wisconsin, where he most recently served as the provost at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, President Karl Scholz has met a range of community colleagues, including tribal, federal, state, and local leaders and policy makers.


Community Relations

Mayor Lucy Vinis and Dean of Students Marcus Langford welcome back students

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.

To subscribe, send your name and email address to gcr@uoregon.edu with the subject line "Subscribe".


UO Advocates

Students hold signs and advocate for the Public University Support Fund

UO Advocates: Join Us!

University of Oregon supporters have an effective way to engage with federal, state and local elected officials about legislation that affects the university and students. UO Advocates is a one-stop-shop digital tool alumni and all fans of the UO 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.