Land Grant University
Statewide Outreach
Neighborhood Relations

The Local Relations Team

Community Relations coordinates and maintains positive relationships throughout Arizona, including with neighbors, and leaders from the education, business, non-profit, and military communities. 

Local Government Relations works at the municipal level to maximize the University’s role in addressing Arizona’s challenges, emerging issues, and opportunities. 



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Julie Katsel

Assistant Vice President, Local and Community Relations

C: (520) 250-6027 


1401 E. University Blvd, Room 313, Tucson, AZ

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Nicholas Hilton

Director, Community Relations

C: (801) 499-3476


1401 E. University Blvd, Room 313, Tucson, AZ 



Neighborhood Relations

We value our partnership with our neighbors and are committed to assuring we are a good neighbor. University neighbors are encouraged to communicate directly with UA Neighborhood Relations staff about UA-related concerns or suggestions. 

Please call the 24/7 Neighborhood Hotline at 520-282-3649.  


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Campus Community Relations

The Campus Community Relations Committee (CCRC) brings together partners to create, promote, and sustain livable communities in the university area.