Voter Registration
 
Voting is both your right and responsibility. If you are not yet registered to vote, please consider the information below to learn how you can get involved in the electoral process this year.
 
In accordance with the federal Higher Education Opportunity Act, St Joseph’s College of Nursing provides students with the opportunity to register to vote. By virtue of being a student living at or attending a New York state college, students are entitled to become registered voters in the state of New York.

 

New York State Residents: In order to vote in New York State, you must be 18 years old by Dec. 31 of the year in which you apply and live at your present address at least 30 days before an election. For voter registration forms, and more information regarding voter registration please follow this link: https://www.eac.gov/ or call 1-800-FOR-VOTE.
Students from other states who wish to vote in their home state elections should contact the Board of Elections for their state regarding absentee voting procedures and deadlines.
Out-of-State Students: Out-of-state students may register to vote by completing the National Mail Voter Registration Form: https://www.eac.gov/ To order a print version, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (866-747-1471). After filling out this form, you must send it to a state or local election office for processing. See state- specific instructions included in the form for additional information. The national form also contains voter registration rules and regulations for each state and territory.