DePaul University Newsline > Sections > Campus and Community > DePaul named Voter Friendly Campus
By Jess Peterson /
March 9, 2021 /
Posted in: CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY /
The initiative aims to increase voter registration and participation on college campuses across the U.S. The designation aims to help college administrators develop a strategy to engage students and set clear goals around upcoming elections.
Through a voter engagement plan spearheaded by the Division of Student Affairs, faculty, staff and students across the university implemented programs and events during fall 2020, reaching thousands of students. The plan established a working group, which implemented a number of initiatives:
Student Involvement and the Office of Adult, Veteran and Commuter Student Affairs developed and coordinated the plan. The plan focused on three priorities: getting students registered to vote, informing and educating students about voting and voting rights in the U.S., and getting students to vote.
Campus Vote Project is a project of Fair Elections Center, a national, non-partisan, nonprofit voting rights organization. Campus Vote Project works with universities, community colleges, faculty, students and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting.