TWU continues to encourage voting, civic engagement
Apr. 7, 2023 — DENTON — Not only has Texas Woman’s been confirmed as a polling site for the upcoming local election, but also the university has once again been designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus.”
“Our Civic Engagement task force continues to ensure that students, as well as our surrounding communities, have opportunities to vote and make their voices heard,” said Delaney Farris-Dyer, assistant director for Civic Engagement. “We are pleased with the designation and with our continued partnership with Denton voting efforts.”
Students and community members may vote on campus at the Student Union at Hubbard Hall, room 2238. Polling hours are as follows:
- April 24–29: Monday - Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- April 30: Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- May 1–2: Monday - Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The “Voter Friendly Campus” initiative, led by national nonpartisan organizations, Campus Vote Project and NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, holds participating institutions accountable for planning and implementing practices that encouraged students to register to vote.
TWU has held the voter-friendly designation since 2018 and this year joins 258 other institutions representing a wide range of two-year, four-year, public, private, rural and urban campuses that collectively serve more than 3.5 million students.
Campuses were evaluated on their ability to complete a multi-step process, which included engaging a coalition of campus members from staff, faculty, students, community organizations, and local election officials to develop a written plan for how the institution would engage student voters in 2022, facilitating voter education and engagement efforts on campus, and writing a final analysis of their efforts reflecting on what worked and what to change going forward.
Page last updated 10:12 AM, April 7, 2023