Student Life

Civic Engagement

Don't let your future be chosen for you. Vote!


Important Dates for 2019 Elections:

  • August 6 - Ohio Special Election, polls open 6:30am-7:30pm
  • November 5 - General Election, polls open 6:30am-7:30pm


Get an Absentee Ballot

Do you need an absentee ballot so that you can vote in your home precinct without traveling back? Visit this link to get your Absentee Ballot to vote by mail. Ohio State students can drop off their completed absentee ballot in the Business Office in Riedl Hall and we will mail them for you!


More General Information

For more information on the election schedule, please visit the Ohio Secretary of State's website.

Polling locations are determined based on the address at which you are registered to vote. To find your polling location, please visit Find My Polling Location.

If you want to vote in upcoming elections (and you should!), check out MyOhioVote.com to learn how to register and get started.