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WCU Votes

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Welcome to College, Welcome to Voting

MYTH: You have to register with a political party.
TRUTH: You can register with a party, or unaffiliated, either way you can vote in primary, midterm, and general elections.

It's your right to vote, and we're here to help support you! On this page, you'll find resources and information to answer any questions you may have - whether you need help registering to vote or finding a polling place!

Questions? Contact us at 828.227.2842, or come by the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning in Belk 273.

WCU On-Campus Polling Place

WCU is serving as a polling place for Primary Election early voting. The polling place will be on the 2nd floor of the UC in the Multipurpose Room. The dates and times of the polling place are listed below.

Thursday, February 15th-Saturday, March 2nd

  • Monday-Friday 8:00am-7:30pm
  • Saturday, Feb. 24th 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Saturday, March 2nd 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Sundays - Closed

WCU is open for early voting only and will not be open on Election Day. If you are planning to vote on election day, you can check the North Carolina Board of Elections website to find your designated precint polling place.


North Carolina Now requires photo ID to vote. If you are voting in-person, you must bring your ID with you when you go to the polling site. If you are voting by mail, you must attach a photocopy of your ID along with your ballot. CatCards can be used as a voter ID as long as your legal name is on the card. Driver’s license can also be used as an ID. Find more information about the types of accepted voter ID at the North Carolina Board of Elections. If you do not have any accepted form of ID, one can be made for you free of charge at your local board of elections.

Resources for Students and Faculty/Staff

CCESL is committed to providing voter information and civic education resources for all WCU community members. This includes not only residential students, but commuter students, distance students, and faculty and staff as well. 

Student Resources

Faculty/Staff Resources

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