Arcadia Votes

Arcadia Votes is a nonpartisan, university-wide initiative to promote democratic engagement at Arcadia University. Led by Civic & Global Engagement, the Department of Historical & Political Studies, and Athletics, Arcadia Votes aims to educate and empower students, staff, faculty, and alumni to:

  • Register to vote.
  • Learn what’s on the ballot.
  • Make a plan and vote.
  • Mobilize others to get involved.

72%

of Arcadia students voted in the 2020 election.

66%

national college student voting rate in 2020.

Gold Campus Excellence in Student Voter Engagement

“In 2020, we were also fortunate to have student leaders who stepped up to get their peers excited about the election in our virtual learning and social environments," said Dr. Alison LaLond Wyant, executive director of the Division of Civic and Global Engagement.

Arcadia Students Rock the 2020 Vote at a Higher Rate Than Counterparts

The 2020 NSLVE Campus Report presents data on student voter participation rates for nearly 1,200 colleges and university, including Arcadia University.

Student Voting Rates for Arcadia University

Get Out and Vote

“Civic engagement has helped round out my Arcadia education with experiential learning beyond my Computer Science major. I even served as peer mentor for a First-Year Seminar about the 2020 election.”

- Lisa DiSalvo '23