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Voting While A Furman Student

Furman Students Can Vote In Greenville!

Let your voice be heard and participate in democracy!

How to Register

Furman Students Can Vote In The Presidential Election
No Matter Which State They Come From

If you are 18 years old, a US Citizen, legal resident of Greenville County (this includes residential college students), and you are not declared mentally incompetent by a court of law, then you can register to vote by presenting proper identification, to the Voter Registration Office in Suite 1900 of County Square which is located at 301 University Ridge (in downtown behind Falls Park and the Governor's School.)

Go to Greenville County Election & Registration office (8:30-5, M-F) by October 2, 2020

Bring (valid driver's license OR social security card OR current passort) AND (Furman ID OR proof of residence at Furman)

Request a free a voter registration card with a photo

Din's Vote

CLPs and Events


September 29  Debate Watch 8:45-10:45 (CLP)

Voting Lawsuit Filed in Greenville

Furman Students Sue County Over Voter Registration in 2016

Three Furman University students filed a lawsuit in Greenville County that challenged the county election commission’s handling of voter registration for college students who choose their school address as their legal residence.

Read more in Greenville Online

And Won!

Read more in Greenville Online

2020 Dates & Deadlines

In 2016 Furman students challenged Greenville County for the right to vote as resident collge students, and prevailed! Read more about that on this page. So no matter where your family home may be, you can vote in the presidential election here. 

October 2nd - Last day to register to vote for the November General Election (In person registration will end at 5 PM on Friday, October 2nd)

October 5th -“In-person”absentee voting begins at County Square continuing through November 2nd.

November 3rd – GENERAL ELECTION DAY – US President, Federal Offices, State Offices, Local Offices

Polling places open from 7 AM to 7 PM on Election Days.

Proper Photo Identification is required to vote: 

  • Valid Driver's License or DMV ID
  • Current Passport
  • South Carolina Voter Photo ID
  • You may NOT use your student ID!

Getting Students Registered

Kayla Whitlock ('19) and Suleiman Ahmad ('18) staff the voting registration table.