DHS works with the academic community - including school administrators, faculty, and students - on a range of issues. The Office of Academic Engagement (OAE) supports DHS’s mission by building, improving and leveraging relationships with the academic community.
DHS works closely with the academic community on issues ranging from campus resilience to research.
OAE connects academic community stakeholders with relevant DHS programs and initiatives through various outreach efforts.
OAE solicits advice and recommendations from the academic community for the DHS Secretary and senior leadership.
OAE supports institutions of higher education and the K-12 community in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a range of risks and threats.