Registering to Vote
REGISTERING TO VOTE IN PENNSYLVANIA
The deadline for registering to vote in Pennsylvania is Monday, Oct. 19 for the Nov. 3 election. Any student who is a US citizen is encouraged to register and vote this November.
Villanova is separated into four districts that cover campus, depending on what residence hall you currently reside in. If you registered to vote in PA previously, you likely need to update your vote registration form with your new residence hall information.
Registering to vote in Pennsylvania can be done online or through mail-in registration form, which should be mailed to Government Center Building, Ground Floor, 201 W. Front Street, Media, PA 19063. Visit the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) Monday through Friday from 9am - 5pm in Dougherty 102 for PA Voter Registration Forms.
For a full list of PA Voter Registration options, visit the Votes PA website.
Important Reminders For Students Living On Campus and Registering to Vote
- On Line 5 of the PA Voter Application enter 800 Lancaster Ave, Villanova Pa 19085 and include your residnce hall name in the apartment line.
- On Line 6 of the PA Voter Application please use one of the following addresses depending on where you receive mail on campus.
800 E. Lancaster Ave. or 250 Spring Mill Rd. or 862 E. Lancaster Ave.
VU Box xxxx
Villanova, PA 19085
- Please note that Villanova is located in Delaware County and is in Radnor Township.
- To vote in this election, you must be a resident of Pennsylvania and the election district in which you want to register/vote for at least 30 days. Living on campus is sufficient to meet this requirement.
- A new website and voter hotline, 610-891-VOTE (8683), provides up-to-the-minute voting news and answers to your questions for PA voters in Delaware County. This site also includes information satellite voting centers and locations for drop-off boxes for mail-in ballots.
- Many states have their own voter registration form, deadlines and voting procedures. To vote in your home state, information can be found at www.vote.org.
- If you have any questions or if you need more information, don’t hesitate to email Laura Manion, Assistant Director of Government & Community Relations.
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Many states have their own voter registration form. Find out more information for your state! If your state has online voter registration, use that to make changes which is accessible through your state or local election website.
Don't forget to learn about absentee and early voting as alternatives to voting on Election Day. Find out the rules for your state. There are many helpful resources, including Vote.org for registering to vote outside of Pennsylvania.