VCU Votes

Whether your new faculty appointment brings you to Richmond from across the globe, across the nation or you have lived in the metropolitan Richmond area all of your life, we encourage you to actively help VCU become as voter-friendly as it can be.


To learn ways you can help us engage the VCU community in exercising its right to vote, visit the VCU Votes webpage.

Below are a few important 2020 voter deadlines you should add to your calendar now and share with your students as soon as possible.

  • September 22, 2020: National Voter Registration Day
  • October 13, 2020: Deadline to register to vote or update existing registration
  • October 27, 2020 by 5 p.m.: Deadline to request an absentee ballot
  • November 3, 2020: November General Election – Find your new polling place HERE.

Teaching Resources:

To reinforce the importance of civic action and the responsibilities of citizenship, we recommend the following lessons from the Introduction to Community Engagement curriculum: