Voter Registration

Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy and one of the most important duties we have as citizens. Indiana University South Bend encourages you to fulfill your civic duty and participate in the 2016 general election in Indiana or your home state.

Voter Registration

Absentee Voting by Mail
Deadline: October 11, 2016
Early Voting (in person)
Starts: October 12, 2016
Absentee Voting by mail
Deadline: October 31, 2016

Register to vote online:
Indiana Voters

Download Indiana voter registration form (in-state students):
Indiana voter registration form

Indiana Voting Requirements:
  • You are a U.S. Citizens and an Indiana resident
  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You are not in prison
  • You have lived in your voting precinct for a least 30 days
  • You are registered to vote

Not sure if you’re a registered voter in Indiana?
Confirm your registration

County Voter Registration Office for IU South Bend:
St. Joseph County Board of Voter Registration
City-County Building, 4th Floor
227 W. Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601

Out of State Students If you have registered out of state or would like to register in another state, go to:
Out of State

For information about election activities and programs on campus go to the IU South Bend American Democracy website at:
IU South Bend American Democracy

ALL IN Democracy Challenge Indiana University and IU South Bend are participating in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge which is a national initiative committed to increasing student voter participation rates and graduating students with a lifelong commitment to being informed and active citizens. For more information go to:
ALL IN Democracy Challenge

*The information provide here is meant to give IU South Bend students the basic information they need to vote. It is not a comprehensive guide to all voting rules. See the Indiana Election Division Voter Information Portal for the most up-to-date and comprehensive information about voting in Indiana.