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The Office of Development works with alumni, parents, and friends to support the university’s mission of excellence in teaching, research, and patient care, and to help accelerate Stanford’s purposeful impact in the world.

Officials walking at commencement

University Communications is the central resource for communications strategies that advance and protect the reputation of Stanford University. We help Stanford influence and inspire a changing world by broadly sharing discoveries, expertise, and ideas in compelling ways to multiple audiences.

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The Office of Government Affairs supports the university’s academic mission of teaching and research by serving as the primary point of contact between the University and our partners in federal, state, and local governments.

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The Office of Community Engagement (OCE) drives more purposeful engagement between Stanford and the external communities with which the university interacts.

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Office of Special Events & Protocol (OSEP) offers guidance and assistance to faculty and staff planning events at Stanford. OSEP can connect you to the right resources to help make your event a success.