*The nonpartisan ClemsonVotes coalition will be providing ideas and resources to faculty and instructors throughout the fall 2022 semester via the Clemson Teaching Listserv.
October is prime Make Your Vote Plan time! In the United States, we are seeing an increasing number of citizens who choose to vote early, vote by mail, vote absentee, vote early in-person, or vote via other alternatives as allowed by their states and counties.
For college students in particular, voting can be a bit confusing. The Clemson Votes student interns have created a Voting Plan Interactive Guide to take voters through the process. As an instructor, could you consider including this guide in your communications to students (share in class, share on Canvas, share in an email, or other regular communication)?
It includes important questions such as:
Research shows that college students care about participating in democracy, but don’t always have knowledge of how to follow through. When instructors can share this information, we all win!