Civic Engagement at NCC

NCC Votes! Get informed. Get registered. Vote.

Voting is not only your right; its your responsibility

The National Voter Registration Act strives to make it possible for every member of the Northampton Community College community to register to vote. This gives us a chance to dramatically increase the number of voters in our college communities.

 

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Registration & Mail-Ballot Deadlines for PA Voters

*Please note that deadlines vary from state to state. These are the registration and mail-ballot deadlines for this current election cycle. Not voting as a PA resident? Find out about your state’s requirements.

  • April 8, 2024 – Last Day to REGISTER to vote or UPDATE your voter information before the Presidential Primary (You must be registered to either the Democratic Party or Republican Party to vote in the primary)
  • April 16, 2024 – Last Day to APPLY for a mail-in or absentee ballot
  • April 23, 2024 – PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY. It is also the last day for the County Board of Elections Office to receive your mail-in or absentee ballot (must be received by 8PM).
  • April 24, 2024 – First Day to REGISTER after the April primary

Where is my polling location?

Verify your voter registration and polling location. Election Officials can be reached with any questions particular to individual circumstances.

 

Who & what is on my ballot?

See who or what will be on the ballot, and make an informed decision about your vote. Here is one of many resources with candidate information. votesmart.org

 

Trouble at the polls?

To report problems, call 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1.866.687.8683), go to 866ourvote.org or text OURVOTE to 90975 to download the app.

 

Civic Engagement Related Programming and Resources

Northampton Community College is proud to be working with a number of state and national partners in our efforts to increase voter turnout and civic engagement on campus. Some of the organizations that we work with include:

 

 

All-In Democracy Challenge

Northampton Community College is a proud member of the All-In Democracy Challenge, which empowers colleges and universities to achieve excellence in non-partisan student democratic engagement. We work with All-In to develop a rigorous plan for how we will increase democratic engagement and voter turnout.

 

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The Andrew Goodman Foundation

The Andrew Goodman Foundation works to make young voices and their votes a powerful force in democracy. The organization supports youth leadership development, civic advocacy, and social justice initiatives on campus. The Office of Student Life & Leadership Development hires two Ambassadors through Andrew Goodman’s Vote Everywhere Program. Ambassadors assist students with registered and making a plan to vote, organizes civic programming, and engages in lobby days in Harrisburg.

 

Interested in becoming a Vote Everywhere Ambassador?
Ambassadors receive a $500 stipend each semester they employed with Student Life. If a student also qualifies for federal work study, they may also receive those funds as well as a part of their work. If you are interested in becoming a Vote Everywhere Ambassador, contact Nykolai Blichar at nblichar@northampton.edu

 

NCC x Civic Holidays

In collaboration with our Vote Everywhere Ambassadors and other departments on campus we host a number of civic related events throughout the year including but not limited to:

  • Constitution Day
  • National Voter Registration Day
  • National Voter Education Week
  • Vote Early Day
  • Lobby & Advocacy Day
  • Weekly voter registration & information tables & presentations

Current NSLVE Report

Institute for Democracy & Higher Education’s IDHE National Study of Learning, Voting, & Engagement (NSLVE, pronounced n-solve), is the nation’s largest study of college and university student voting. Northampton Community College participates in this study. The dataset helps us better understand voting patterns amongst various populations of students attending our college. Below you will find a link to our current data set.

 

2020 NSLVE Report for Northampton Community College

 

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