Voter Information and Registration

President Hrabowski has signed the Higher Education Presidents’ Commitment to Full Student Voter Participation, committing UMBC to a goal of full participation in elections by members of the campus community. To help us reach this goal, take a few minutes to register to vote in Maryland or any other state using these tools. You also can confirm your registration or update your address.

In Maryland:

In States Other than Maryland:

  • National Voter Registration Form (special rules apply for residents of New Hampshire, North Dakota, and Wyoming; be sure to check your state election websites, using the link immediately below).
  • Access all states’ election information here.
  • Find state-specific resources including important dates, registration deadlines, and elected officials here.

Mail-in Voting (i.e., Absentee Voting):

  • Learn about mail-in voting in Maryland and request a mail-in ballot here. In Maryland, you do not need any reason or excuse to request a mail-in ballot; you simply have to submit the request.
  • In other states, the rules vary regarding whether you need a reason or excuse to request a mail-in ballot. Find general information about mail-in voting in any state here.

Early Voting:

  • Many states make it possible to vote at a limited number of polling locations in the days before Election Day. Maryland is one of them.
  • Find information about early voting in Maryland, including early voting sites, here.