Voter Engagement & Advocacy  

The CIViC wants to engage all students in their community through voter engagement and advocacy work!  Please check out the online resources, services and programs below to find information that is relevant to you!

 

Michigan Student Voting Guide

Student Resources Handout

TurboVote

To increase voter participation, the University of Michigan-Dearborn has partnered with TurboVote, to help you get registered (if needed)

  • vote by mail (if needed)
  • know where and when to vote
  • make sure you never miss an election.

TurboVote contributes to making voting both easier and more secure!  Whether you've never voted before, or you've been voting regularly for years, TurboVotes services help everyone engage in voting! As a UM-Dearborn student, faculty or staff member you have access to this valuable resource for free!  Simply, register by clicking on the link below and select your preferences!  Once you do that, voting will be as easy as ordering a DVD from Netflix!  Register for Turbo Vote today!

Mobil Secretary of State

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Michigan Secretary of State will bring it's mobile office to UM-Dearborn on Monday, September 15, 2014!  From the mobile office you can conduct all regular Secretary of State business.  Tired of the long lines at the Secretary of State office?  No need to go there - simply bring your documents and information to campus on the 15th of September and stop by the mobile office which will be set up behind the University Center!

Constitution Jeopardy

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 12:30 pm in Kochoff Hall C, UC

Each year, the CIViC in collaboration with Student Government, hosts an annual program that allows students to think about what the US Constitution means in current day!  This year's program will be held on Thursday, September 11, at 12:30 pm in Kochoff Hall C, University Center.  Come join Vice Chancellor Henderson as he moderates our exciting, Jeopardy style game show!  

Speaker: Rich Robinson from the Michigan Campaign Finance Network

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7 pm in Kochoff Hall C, UC

Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014 is National Voter Registration Day. To celebrate, UM Dearborn is hosting Rich Robinson from the Michigan Campaign Finance Network to speak on financing of this year's campaigns. See mcfu.org for more info. The League of Women Voters will also provide information on ballot initiatives.  The event will be held in Kochoff Hall C, 7:00 to 8:30pm. Everyone is welcome. Please encourage students to attend. This is being planned in coordination with the League of Women Voters of Dbn/Dbn Hts. and faculty at Henry Ford College.  For more info contact lrusch@umich.edu

 

Elect Her 2014-2015

Friday, November 21, location & time to be announced
Elect Her Campus Women Win is the only program in the country that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office. A collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, Elect Her addresses the need to expand the pipeline to women running for office and to diminish the longstanding political leadership gender gap.  Elect Her will be coming to UM-Dearborn again- stay tuned!