The Office of Government Relations represents the interests of the University’s faculty, students and staff on matters of legislation and regulations before the federal government in Washington, D.C. By drawing upon the wealth of expertise and resources within the Duke community, we seek to inform and impact the conversation within the Washington, D.C. community.

The diversity of the issues affecting the University is as diverse as our community and academic endeavors. The Office of Government Relations tracks legislation regarding issues as wide-ranging as federal student aid programs; funding for scientific research; immigration policies; and technology transfer and intellectual property law.

The staff serves as a resource to both the communities on campus and in Washington, D.C. Should you require any assistance or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

Have Questions About Federal Issues Impacting Duke?

Join Duke’s Office of Government Relations each week for Federal Forum, weekly virtual office hours for members of the Duke community where you can hear OGR staff give a quick rundown of the latest news out of DC of most relevance to Duke, then field questions, provide connections to resources and more! You can register here for one of the upcoming weekly sessions and include any issues that you’d like to discuss.

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