Jointly affiliated with the College of Arts and Science and WSU Extension

Division of Governmental Studies and Services

Welcome to DGSS

The Division of Governmental Studies and Services (DGSS) is devoted to providing high quality and respected research, training, and technical assistance services to federal, state, and local government agencies active in Washington State. At DGSS graduate and undergraduate students have the opportunity to work with faculty in applied research, providing graduate students with invaluable experience for the workforce.



Bryan Hall 301

Washington State University, Pullman campus

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Home of

EDEN (Extension Disaster Education Network)

Executive Order 14-02

State of Washington Office of the GovernorExpanding Telework and Flexible Work Hours Programs to Help Reduce Traffic Congestion and Improve Quality of Life.
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State of Telework in
State Government Report

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WSU Emergency Management

Since July 2011 DGSS has been providing emergency management services for WSU. For additional information see the WSU Office of Emergency Management website.

Law Enforcement Mountain Operations School

Provides law enforcement officers with the basic knowledge and skills to safely perform routine operations in wilderness settings.

DGSS Program Areas

  • Digital Initiatives
  • Public Safety
  • Governance and Sustainability
Division of Governmental Studies and Services, PO Box 645131, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-5131, 509-335-3329, Email Us