The 2020 election is widely considered to be one of the most important and contentious in many years. We encourage the entire OWU community to vote and participate fully in the American electoral process. On this website we provide information about voting and details about events and resources you may find helpful before, during, and after election day.

Voting dates and deadlines

The 2020 voter registration deadline is October 5, and the general election is November 3!

Registering to vote in Ohio

For instructions on registering to vote in Ohio, click here.

Vote by Mail

  • Voters can obtain vote-by-mail applications by calling their local board of elections, or by printing out an application from the Secretary of State’s website at
  • Voters can request vote-by-mail ballots until October 31, 2020 (but we suggest you request TODAY!)
  • Absentee ballots must be postmarked no later than November 2, 2020, or they can be dropped off at early voting centers by November 3, 2020.

Early Voting

Other Information

Physical Addresses of Residence Halls and Houses

Bashford Hall 70 South Liberty
Hayes Hall 165 West William
Smith Hall 38 South Liberty
Stuyvesant Hall 223 West William
Thomson Hall 62 South Liberty
Welch Hall 56 South Liberty
4 Williams Drive 4 Williams Drive
Bigelow-Reed House 23 Williams Drive
Panhel House 30 Williams Drive
Alpha Sigma Phi 9 Williams Drive
Chi Phi 216 North Franklin
Delta Tau Delta 20 Williams Drive
Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) 35 Williams Drive
Sigma Phi Epsilon 10 Williams Drive
Honors House 81 Oak Hill
House of Black Culture 65 Oak Hill
Citizens of the World (COW) 88 Oak Hill
Creative Arts House (CAH) 123 Oak Hill
House of Linguistic Diversity (HOLD) 94A Rowland Avenue
La CASA 110B Rowland Avenue
Inter-Faith House (IF) 118A Rowland Avenue
Peace & Justice House (P&J) 94B Rowland Avenue
Sexuality & Gender Equality House 118B Rowland Avenue
Tree House 110A Rowland Avenue