The Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) would like to remind you to register to vote. Voting is your chance to weigh in on issues that are important to you and your community, including access to public transportation, parking, racial equity, and climate change.
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To register to vote in North Carolina, you can:
- register online through the Division of Motor Vehicles
- register by mail by downloading a form at the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) and mailing a completed form to the county board of elections.
- register in-person at your county board of elections office.
Stop by the GPSG table located in the PIT (near Student Stores and Union) on Wednesday, October 6th, from 10:30am-1:30pm to register in person. Spend a few minutes filling out the form and we will take care of the rest!
If you plan to register to vote by mail on your own:
Postmark it no later than Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. Forms can be mailed from any mailbox, including the U.S. Post Office, located on the third floor of the UNC Student Stores. The national voter registration form for registering to vote in other states may be accessed here.
One-stop Early Voting: Thursday, Oct. 14, until Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021
You may register to vote and vote in person at the same time during this period; however, you may not vote on Election Day if you are not registered by Oct. 8.
Click HERE for information about municipal elections in Orange County.
Location closest to campus for Orange County voters: Chapel of the Cross (304 East Franklin Street, next to Morehead Planetarium).
If you are registered to vote in Orange County, Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2. If you are registered to vote in another county, be sure to find more information about municipal elections throughout North Carolina at the NCSBE website.
If you have questions about your residency or voter registration generally, you may contact the North Carolina State Board of Elections. We also have information and resources available at our new website.