Government and Community Relations

Welcome to UC Berkeley’s Government and Community Relations (GCR) website.  As part of the Chancellor’s office, GCR works to demonstrate the value of UC Berkeley as the nation’s leading public research University to elected officials, government agencies, the local community, and public at large.

Interested in political advocacy? Learn about UC Berkeley's advocacy guidelines. Learn more about our GCR office and staff. Sign up for the Sign up for the GCR newsletter here and visit the archives here

Local and Community

Local City Hall

UC Berkeley's local government and community relations team serves as the link between the University and its East Bay neighbors.

Learn more: Local & Community


State Capitol building

UC Berkeley's state relations team advances the interests of the University in the state legislature, Governor's office and state agencies.

Learn more: State


Federal White House

UC Berkeley's federal relations team works to maintain a positive relationship with the Congress and Executive branches of government. 

Learn more: Federal

Tribal Relations

The Office of Tribal Relations leads UC Berkeley’s efforts to build, repair, and foster relationships with sovereign Native Nations and serve as an ambassador between the campus and Tribal communities. 

Learn more: Tribal Relations