Election resources and information for students

NEW: Two Post-Election Student Support Virtual Processing Spaces

Let’s Talk: Post-Election
Thursday, Nov. 5, noon – 2 p.m. Hosted by UCS & OMSA
Group discussion opportunity for students to connect with other students, UCS & OMSA staff for nonpartisan post-election discussion and support.
Register at this link.

What Comes Next? Post-Election Student Support
Friday, Nov. 6, noon –  2 p.m. Hosted by The Commons. 
Students are invited to connect one-on-one with university administrators for nonpartisan post-election support.
Register on RamsConnect.

NEW: Election Day Event

VCU Alumni Election Watch Party
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at 7 p.m
The VCU Alumni Political Alumni Society will host an election- night watch party. Join VCU alumni and faculty for this virtual election event with real-time analysis and insights from political science faculty along with color commentary provided by alumni and students. Prediction games with prizes will be featured. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Amy Gray Beck, Ph.D., at acbeck@vcu.edu or visit the Election Night Watch Party registration page.

Self-wellness and support activities

  • Fall Into Wellness 2020 Challenge: If you need a break from studying for midterms, or simply want something fun to do, visit The Well’s Fall Into Wellness challenge website.
  • Group Exercise activities: Recreational Sports offers a variety of group exercise classes for all fitness levels. Please visit the Group Exercise website to learn more and to register.
  • Keep on Being Well 2.0: The Division of Student Affairs wants every student to find ways to thrive and flourish, even during the tough times. Please visit the Keep on Being Well website for a complete list of resources.
  • Resilience Lab: The Well offers weekly group meditation and individual Resilience Lab appointments in a virtual format via Zoom. Please check the Resilience Lab Calendar to make an appointment online.

University Counseling Services’ helpful resources

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Information related to voting and polling locations:

  • The University Student Commons and the VCU Institute for Contemporary Arts will serve as polling locations. Please note thatnot all residence halls or off-campus residences are served by these locations. Visit this website to view your polling location.
  • Not sure who’s on your ballot for your locality? Check out this sample ballot resource.

Information about ways to get involved and stay informed:

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