User Committees

Communication and Support

The various JWST user committees assist in the smooth operations of the observatory and help ensure effective communication between the various stakeholders. 

The active JWST user committees are listed below. Information about and recommendations from the JWST Advisory Committee (JSTAC) can be found in the History section.

User Committee information

JWST Users Committee

The JWST Users Committee provides user advice to the observatory as a whole and ensures operations proceed as expected to maximize the observatory's scientific performance.

JWST Science Working Group

The JWST Science Working Group provides guidance on the the observatory's science goals and capabilities.


For technical assistance, please contact the JWST Help Desk.


The NASA James Webb Space Telescope, developed in partnership with ESA and CSA, is operated by AURA’s Space Telescope Science Institute.