Collaborating with the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, network members attend, organize, and lead community service projects, alumni and parent book discussions, student mentoring opportunities, and expert panel discussions. In its first five years, WashU Engage members have held 157 events across 21 cities, engaging nearly 2,000 alumni, parents, and friends. We are continually adding new opportunities that respond to community needs and member interests.​

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Want to get involved?

Interested in leading a community service project, book discussion, or other WashU Engage event in your city? Learn more about WashU Engage volunteer opportunities.

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Regional chapters

WashU Engage Chicago

New to Chicagoland? We have you covered! Whether you need a State ID, vehicle registration, parking permits, non-emergency city services, transit maps, bikeshare locations, or to better understand your rights as a renter, you can find useful resources, plus much more. You can also find out how to vote in Chicago and surrounding areas.

Chicago Leadership

Chair
John Crosby, AB ’69

Committee
Michael Harries, AB ’13
​Tiffany Hill, AB ’19
Andrew McCune, AB ’86
Jocelyn Meraz, AB ’18
Carol Muskin, AB ’80
Andrew Nathan, AB ’14
Claire Pluard, AB ’12
Xopher Pollard, BA ’05
Jemal Swoboda, AB ’02
Greg Veza, AB ’99, JD ’03
​Sarah Wagener, AB ’12​

WashU Engage Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. Leadership

Chair
Claire Wickel, AB ’09

Committee
Nathaniel Bernstein, AB ’19
Toby Bulloff, JD ’05
Emily Carter, AB ’03
Rebecca Cooper, AB ’15
Diana Do, BSBA ’14
Matthew Dunlap, AB ’14
Andrea Freiberger, JD ’09
Christopher Gibson, AB ’15
Joshua Isaacs, AB ’03
Katherine Kim, BA ’08
Jill Kramer, AB ’82
Miranda Lan, BSBA ’17
Melissa Lin, JD ’10
Brienne Merritt, AB ’88
Tosha Ngo, AB ’02
Erie Sampson, AB ’82
Lisa Schnall, AB ’02
Abby Weinstock, AB ’91
Yifang Zhao, AB ’09, JD ’14