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Voter Registration

Can I register to vote?

You can register to vote if you are:

  • 18-years or older by November 5, 2019.
  • A United States citizen.
  • A resident of Virginia (if you are a UVA student, you are!).

Out-of-State Students:

  • Can register in Virginia with their school address or their home state; you cannot register in both.
  • If you register in Virginia, be sure to bring your UVA school ID to the polls as your form of identification.

The voter registration deadline is October 15, 2019, at 5 p.m. All forms must be submitted or turned in to the registrar by this time.

How to Register

Registering Online

  • First Time Voters
  • Previously Registered Voters
  • You must have a Virginia license to register online; please fill out a paper form if you do not.
    • Contact Student Council and we will give you a form and turn it in for you! Just email hek3bm or ah2fq with the subject line “Requesting VR Form”

Print Out Forms

  • Print Voter Registration forms
  • Completed forms must be returned to the Charlottesville or Albemarle registrar, depending on where you live, within 10 days of completing the form.

The voter registration deadline is October 15, 2019, at 5 p.m. All forms must be submitted or turned in to the registrar by this time.

Voter Registrar Locations

  • If you live in first-year dorms, the Lawn, the Range, Brown College, Lambeth, Copeley (Glenn, Boyd), or Hereford (Norris, Johnson, Malone):
    • You live in Albemarle County.
    • Your registrar's office is located at:
      • 5th Street County Office Building (Human Services Wing)
      • 600 5th St., Charlottesville, VA 22902
      • Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • If you live in the IRC, Copeley (Snavely, Abbott, Ribble), Hereford (Weedon, Wyburn), Bice, Bond, Shea, the German House, or any of the JPA Language Houses:
    • You live in Charlottesville City.
    • Your registrar's office is located at:
      • City Hall Annex
      • 120 7th St. NE No. 142
      • Charlottesville, VA 22902
      • Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Election Day

When?

  • November 5, 2019, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where?

  • First-years living on Alderman or McCormick roads will be voting at Slaughter Recreation Center.
  • Enter your ZIP code to find your polling location.

What Do I Need?

  • A Virginia driver's license or another valid form of government-issued ID.
  • Out-of-State Students: Bring your UVA student ID!