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OC Votes provides a space to learn about the programming and participation opportunities at Oberlin College related to the 2020 election.

In keeping with Oberlin’s commitment to the role of education in fostering vibrant democracy, OC Votes promotes student engagement with this election season using the academic and creative skills of a liberal arts and conservatory education. 

This space provides two major pathways to engagement: 

  1. participation in the democratic process through voter registration and voter education, and
  2. programming that offers opportunities to think through and engage with the complex issues this election cycle has raised.

Learn more about OC Votes

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To learn more or to request that your events be added to the calendar, please contact OCVotes@oberlin.edu.

Voting Resources for Students

Find essential information for student voters—including Ohio registration deadlines, absentee ballot instructions, and more.

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