Get Involved

The Office for Socially Engaged Practice collects a variety of ways for faculty, students, staff, and community partners to connect with socially engaged practices of art, architecture, and design, and pressing issues throughout the St. Louis region. Consider these opportunities:


Faculty & Staff

  • Find a partner for your course or research — contact Liz Kramer ( for recent requests.
  • Teach an engaged course, such as these examples.
  • Schedule a workshop on Entering and Exiting Communities or other relevant topics for your course (contact
  • Attend conferences and join relevant organizations.
  • Apply for CityStudioSTL Faculty Course Grants.
  • Learn more about engaged teaching and scholarship, including funding opportunities, through the Gephardt Institute.
  • Share potential projects and partners with the Office for Socially Engaged Practice to help make connections to others at the Sam Fox School and across Washington University.

Community Partners

  • Visit the Gephardt Institute’s website for a broad range of opportunities to connect with Washington University.
  • If you have a specific request, complete this form to provide more information. You will receive a response within one week.