Voter Education

Register to Vote 

To qualify as a registered voter in New York State, you must:

  • be a United States citizen;

  • be 18 years old by December 31 of the year in which you file a registration form (note: you must be 18 years old by the date of the general, primary or other election in which you want to vote);

  • resident of this state and the county, city or village for at least 30 days before the election;

  • not be in prison or on parole for a felony conviction (unless parolee pardoned or restored rights of citizenship);

  • not be adjudged mentally incompetent by a court;

  • not claim the right to vote elsewhere.

New York State Online Voter Registration

NYS Residents may register to vote online. A NYS driver license, permit or non-driver ID issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles AND a social security number  is needed to utilize New York's online voter registration system. The address listed on the ID needs to match where the user is registering to vote. If the user does not have a New York-issued ID, or prefers to register at a different address, they can register by mail to vote.

New York State Voter Registration Forms

Application for Absentee Ballot

County Board of Elections 

College Contact

Please contact the Dean of Students, Dr. William Imbriale for additional voter-related information.