Vanderbilt Let’s Vote
Nov. 1, 2020—On Election Day, employees who are registered to vote may be absent from work for a reasonable paid period of time, not to exceed three hours, to exercise their right to vote.
Oct. 28, 2020—Vanderbilt fully supports robust civic engagement by its students, faculty and staff, and as Election Day approaches, encourages all eligible members of the university community to exercise their right to vote. Vanderbilt is making a number of resources available to assist the community in participating in the democratic process; however, university resources or one’s Vanderbilt affiliation may not be used to support or oppose any candidate for public office.
Oct. 26, 2020—VandyRide will provide a free shuttle to two voting locations, Murrell School and Eakin Elementary School, for students who wish to vote at their assigned polling location on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Oct. 21, 2020—VandyRide will provide a free shuttle to the Green Hills Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 24, for any student—undergraduate, graduate or professional—who wishes to participate in early voting.
Oct. 20, 2020—The Vanderbilt community is invited to view "One Vote Won," a new work by the Nashville Opera. The production tells the story of two real-life figures from Nashville history.
Oct. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University's voting policy is being expanded in 2020 to include early voting. Now, during early voting or on Election Day, employees who are registered to vote may be absent from work for a reasonable paid period of time, not to exceed three hours.
Oct. 2, 2020—Administrators, faculty, coaches and students are encouraging the Vanderbilt community to engage in the democratic process and exercise their right to vote in upcoming elections.
Sep. 21, 2020—National Voter Registration Day 2020 is Tuesday, Sept. 22. Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty are encouraged to register to vote tomorrow using the online TurboVote platform or in person at a voter registration event scheduled from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Sep. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Division of Government and Community Relations, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, has launched “Vanderbilt, Let’s Vote,” a new initiative aimed at promoting voter engagement and increasing voter registration.