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Voter Registration

The 1998 Higher Education Act requires all post-secondary institutions to make a good-faith effort to distribute voter registration forms to each degree or certificate seeking student who attends classes on campus.  Pursuant to the Higher Education Act, UH is making voter registration forms available to you on campus at the Student Center South Information Center, at the Student Center North Commons Desk, in the Dean of Students Office located in Room 256 of the Student Center South, at the Cougar Village, Cougar Village 2, Cougar Place, Moody Towers, and The Quad service desks located in the residence halls, and at the Bayou Oaks, University Lofts, Cambridge Oaks, and Cullen Oaks management office and the Athletic Alumni Center. Voter registration forms can also be requested online through the Vote Texas website at: http://www.votetexas.gov.

Below are some simple step-by-step guides below to make the voter registration process easy to follow.

You are eligible to vote in Texas if:

  • You are a U.S. Citizen, and
  • You are a resident of Texas, and
  • You will be 18 years old or older by November 3, 2020.

Registering to vote at your current address:
1. www.register2vote.org

  1. Complete and submit the online form (you’ll be mailed a form populated with your  information and a pre-addressed, postage-paid envelope)
  2. Sign and date your application, put it in the envelope provided, and place it in the mail before October 5, 2020.

 Registering to vote if you’ve had to relocate due to the pandemic:

  1. Apply for a mail-in ballot: https://www.register2vote.org/?appIntent=vbm
  2. Complete and submit the online form (you’ll be mailed a form populated with your information and a pre-addressed, postage-paid envelope)
  3. Sign and date your application, put it in the envelope provided, and place it in the mail before October 19, 2020 (the deadline for receipt so that you get your mail in ballot is October 23, 2020).
  4. You will then get your mail-in ballot, which needs to be completed and mailed in or postmarked by Election Day.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can call the Secretary of State’s Office at 800-252-8683.