Study Abroad Outreach for Battleground States
It is estimated that ONE MILLION students will be studying outside the U.S. this year and each of them is eligible to VOTE from ABROAD!
Did you go to college in the U.S. or study overseas? You can help us reach students who will be studying abroad this fall by contacting your alma mater or your study abroad program with information on how to vote from abroad.
Click HERE for a message you can use as a template to reach out to your alma mater!
Please let us know that you've contacted and heard back from your alma mater by filling out this FORM!
Here’s how it works:
Please participate in our alumni outreach campaign to help encourage democratic participation by students studying abroad. Our goal is to have members reach out to their alma mater(s) and make sure they’re providing accurate and current information about registering to vote while studying abroad.
- Find your Alma Mater's Study Abroad Office:
The easiest way to do this is simply search “[name of university] + Study Abroad Office” – there will be a contact person or email listed on the website; this will be your target!
- Personalize the Email Template (see below):
We encourage participants to personalize the introductory portion of the email template. It is important that we show the universities that it is personally important to their alumni that students studying abroad exercise their democratic rights. The more personal, the more likely a response!
- Send the Email: From a personal email account, send the email and wait for a response!
Should you receive any questions that you don’t feel comfortable answering, please forward them to [email protected] and a voter assistance volunteer will help.
- Let us know what happens next!.
Please record whatever you hear back on this form. If you don’t hear anything after a week has passed, please reach out to the contact again. If you still do not receive a reply, let us know that, too!