Federal Research Relations

What We Do

The University of Michigan Washington, D.C. Office serves as a basePanoramic image of the Capitol of the United States with the capitol reflecting pool in morning light. to reach out to Congress and the federal government for support of the University’s teaching, research and service missions.

Office staff continually monitor federal legislation involving research. They advocate and coordinate federal interactions for the U-M research enterprise, keeping Congress, the executive branch, federal agencies, research organizations, professional societies , and public policy organizations apprised of the achievements, needs, and opportunities arising from the university’s research community.

Office staff also inform and advise U-M faculty and administrators on federal legislative, regulatory, and research policy developments that affect the conduct of research on campus, and works with other institutions to develop appropriate responses.

U-M Government Relations Staff also work in Lansing and Ann Arbor. For more information, visit the website for the Office of Government Relations.

Federal Relations for Research pages:

Contact Information

Resources for Congressional and Government Staff

  • Information and resources regarding the University of Michigan’s research enterprise for Congressional, administration and agency staffers

Resources for U-M Faculty and Staff

  • Information and resources for U-M Faculty and Staff who are engaging in Washington, D.C.

Opportunities for U-M Faculty and Students

  • Information and resources for U-M Faculty and Students who are interested in fellowship opportunities in Washington, D.C.

Federal Research Report

  • A weekly newsletter produced by the Office of Federal Relations for Research on developments related to research in Washington, D.C.

Delegation information

  • A list of the Michigan Congressional delegation, including the committees they serve on and their contact information