Faculty Guide to Student Voting in Your Classroom

Turn Out

In 2018, the average student voting rate doubled, jumping from 19% in 2014 to 40%. Youth voting hit an unprecedented high in 2020 with an estimated 52-55% turning out to vote. When faculty provide concrete steps around voting and help students make plans to vote, students are more likely to turn out.


Visit the link above for tools students can use to make informed choices on their ballots. 

Healthy Voting

Visit the link above for guidance to help students choose the best voting option for them: by mail, early in person, or in person on Election Day.

The Love Vote

Visit the link above for resources on empowering ineligible students to inspire their peers to vote.

Poll Workers

Visit the link above for a toolkit on recruiting students to work the polls.

RESOURCE HIGHLIGHT: Voter Intimidation Fact Sheet

This guide from the Georgetown Law Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection defines what voter intimidation looks like and how to take action if you see or experience voter intimidation.