NC College Voter Summit 2017
Registration is now open!

When: Friday, September 29, 2017 (10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m, check-in begins at 9:30 a.m.)

Where: Elon University, Moseley Student Center, Elon, NC (directions/ campus map)

Who: Students and Campus Administrators (Faculty/Staff) who lead or support non-partisan, campus-wide civic and electoral engagement initiatives. We especially invite "pairs" of administrators and students working as co-leaders of these efforts.

Cost: Free for students and faculty/staff of NC colleges and universities.

Summit Goals:

  • Share election engagement challenges, best practices, and resources, including lessons learned from 2016
  • Support students and administrators as they plan for campus-wide election engagement in 2017 and 2018
  • Share strategies for cultivating active citizenship beyond election engagement
  • Provide key info on NC elections and issues relevant to college student voters

REGISTER NOW! (Registration deadline is Sept. 18 and space is limited.)

Featured Speakers and Presenting Organizations:

  • Dr. Nancy Thomas, Director, Institute for Democracy and Higher Education
  • Campus Vote Project
  • NC State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement
  • Young Invincibles
  • Campus Election Engagement Project
  • Andrew Goodman Fellows
  • Breakouts for students and campus administrators, UNC system schools, community colleges, and independent schools. 

For registered participants: Share your ideas and resources for engaging college students as voters and citizens during our Bright Ideas Showcase. Upload your Bright Idea to this slide deck

Need a hotel for this event? We have reserved a small block of rooms for event participants at the Drury Inn, 1767 Glidewell Dr., Burlington, NC 27215 (336-584-2004). Book a room using this link OR calling reservations center at 800-325-0720 and using group #2316144. Please note: rooms may be released after Sunday, August 27. 

Want to learn more? about campus election engagement and the NC College Voter Summit? Check out our Campus Election Engagement Project or the re-cap of last year's summit

Follow our project on Twitter @CampusElectNC and use #VOTESUM17 for this event.

A resource to get you started: Politics 365: Fostering Campus Climates for Student Political Learning and Engagement (Institute for Democracy and Higher Education, Tufts University, April 2017)

DISCLAIMER: This is a non-partisan event in accordance with Elon University's guidelines for political activities.