Government and Community Relations

Villanova University Community and Government Relations

The Office of Government and External Relations works closely with elected officials in Radnor and Lower Merion Townships, Delaware County, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the Federal Government. This page serves as a resource to keep students, employees, and friends of Villanova informed about the University and our community.”

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Villanova University uses HANDSHAKE to help students and employers find one another. If you're looking for a job or looking to hire.

Each year, the St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service brings together nearly 5,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families working in partnership with neighborhood agencies to perform service throughout Greater Philadelphia.

This annual event builds upon the great service performed throughout the year by the Villanova community and exists as a unique way to put its Augustinian ideals into action.

For more information about the St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service, please see our information on the STV Celebration.

Villanova is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania. AICUP’s mission is to educate policymakers, media representatives, and civic and corporate leaders about the benefits, value and quality education available at Pennsylvania’s independent colleges and universities.
  • More information about AICUP
Villanova is a member of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities. ACCU strengthens and promotes the Catholic identity and mission of its member institutions so that all associated with Catholic higher education can contribute to the greater good of the world and the Church.
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Contact Us

Villanova values the input of its neighbors and friends. Should you have questions or concerns regarding any University matter, please contact Laura Wagoner, Assistant Director of Government and Community Relations at or 610-519-7455.