Government Relations

We serve as the primary university liaison to federal and state government.

As the largest public research institution in the world, the university maintains strong partnerships with federal and state officials in Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, CA. We advocate for the university and its missions in education, research and public service.

Nelson Peacock

Nelson Peacock

Senior Vice President – Government Relations

DEPARTMENTS

Federal Governmental Relations

Works with Congress, the administration, federal agencies and national organizations to advocate for the university and its priorities.

Top Destinations
Federal Budget
Staff and Liaisons
Resources

State Governmental Relations

Serves as the primary university representative to state elected officials and agencies.

Top Destinations
Legislation
Budget resources
Advocacy

Contact us

Government Relations
University of California Office of the President
1111 Franklin Street, 12th floor
Oakland, CA 94607

State Governmental Relations
1130 K St., Suite 340
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-9924

Federal Governmental Relations
1608 Rhode Island Ave. NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 974-6300

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