U-M Student Voting

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Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-12 p.m., 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
(excluding holidays)


Jacqueline Beaudry,
City Clerk

734.794.6140
Fax: 734.994.8296



NOTICE:

​Satellite offices on U-M campus will not be open for the August 6th primary election. ​The Clerk's Office in downtown Ann Arbor will be available for students in town wishing to register or vote. 

Please check back in Fall 2024 for satellite office locations, dates, and hours for the November general election.

Image of voters registering to vote and picking up their ballots at the University of Michigan Museum of Art 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Quick Links

Am I registered to vote?

​You can use the Michigan Voter Information Center to check if you are registered or contact our office directly​. 

Can I register to v​ote?

University of Michigan students residing in the city of Ann Arbor are eligible to register in the city and vote! 

Students with a Michigan Driver's License or State ID can also register online​.

Students can register to vote up to and even on Election Day! Those registering in the last 14 days before an election must register in person with the City Clerk and proof of residency is required. Stu​dents registering to vote w​ithin the city of Ann Arbor during the 14 days prior to each election can use Wolverine Access (Wolverine Access→Student Business→Campus Personal Information→​Addresses) ​​​​to provide digital proof of residency.​ 

Can I use my MCard to register and/or vote?

Picture of an example MCard

​Yes! A University of ​Michigan Student ID (MCard) is acceptable photo ID for voting! 

Is my local address in the city of Ann Arbor? 

All addresses on north and central campus are within the city limits of Ann Arbor, including the vast majority of surrounding neighborhoods and apartments. If you live farther off campus or are registered at a home address, use the Michigan Voter Information Center  to find your local clerk.  ​

Where do I vote on Election Day?​

​​​Check your Voter Registration Status and polling place information before Election Day at the Michigan Voter Information Center!​​

​If you live in a ​​residence hall and would like to vote at your polling place on election day, see​ the Assigned ​Polling Places for UM Residence Halls​​ (PDF). Be sure to check your registration is up to date before election day for a faster election day process.

Peak voting hours at campus precincts tend to begin around 10 a.m. and increase throughout the day. There are less waits in the early morning hours between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Use our line tracker to vie​w estimated​ wait times!

How do I vote early or by mail​​? 

Check out our information on absentee voting!

Going abroad?

​Citizens who are outside of the country during the absent voting period and will not be returning by​ election day are eligible to receive their absent voter ballots early by submitting a Federal Post Card Application through mail,​​ email or fax.

City Clerk Satellite Office @ UMMA and Duderstadt Center

In f​all 2020, the University of Michigan and City Clerk's Office partnered to provide a satellite clerk's office at the University of Michigan Museum of Art for the first time.

In fall 2022, the Clerk satellite office at UMMA returned and was supported by an additional satellite office servicing north campus at the Duderstadt Center.

A one-stop-shop for students, staff, and faculty to check their registration information, register to vote, and request an early ballot, the satellite offices provided an easily accessible location for students and residents in and around the University campuses!

In the 6 weeks leading up to the November 2020 Presidential election, 5,412 voters registered, and 8,501 ballots were collected at the UMMA satellite office!

In the 6 weeks leading up to the November 2022 Midterm election, 3,905 voters registered, and 4,608 ballots were collected at the two satellite offices!​

Ballot wayfinder exhibit at the Duderstadt Center 2022
​​UMMA satellite office registering voters ahead of the 2020 presidential election​​

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