Campus Life: Student Community Engagement


UNCW Votes

Campus Life is "Election Hub" for UNCW, where Seahawks are voting in the mid-term and general elections! We are here to answer your questions, connect you with resources, and get you to the polls- either by mail-in ballot or in-person. Check out these resources to help you make your vote count!

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Important Election Dates

2022 Statewide General Election (Mid-terms):
United States Senate Seat 
United States House of Representatives Seats
State Offices (General Assembly, Supreme Court, Court of Appeals)
Local Judges and Prosecutors
County Offices (Sheriff, County Commissions, School Board)
Absentee Ballots Available: September 9th, 2022
Deadline to Register to Vote: October 14th, 2022
One-Stop (Early) Voting Period: October 20th - November 5th, 2022
Absentee Ballot Request Deadline: November 1st, 202
Election Day: November 8th, 2022 
Absentee Mail-In Deadline: November 14th, 2022 (must be postmarked on or before Nov. 8th)

Looking for important dates for your home county?
Click here to learn more about upcoming election dates in North Carolina and find your voting dates, locations, and deadlines by county. 

Student Voting Resources

Seahawks, in order to vote physically in New Hanover County while in school, you must register in New Hanover County or request an absentee ballot from your home county where you are registered. 

New Hanover County Board of Elections Student Information

Voter Registration Information

North Carolina Voter Registration Form

Frequently Asked Questions

UNCW Residence Hall Street Addresses

  Voter Status & Polling Locations

Click here to check your voter registration status 

Click here to confirm your election day polling location

Click here to view your Sample Ballot

Click here for a list of One-Stop (Early Voting) polling locations in New Hanover County open every day from October 20th - November 5th, 2022.

Search eligibility requirements by STATE here!

New Hanover Board of Elections Office:

Board of Elections Resources