Additional Resources

BullsVote

Welcome to Bullsvote! Your voter education guide

BullsVote

This website provides the information you need to be prepared for local, state, and national government elections.  

QUICKLY FIND THE INFORMATION YOU NEED 

Click on the links below to learn how you can register to vote, find election dates and information, and discover voter resources in your efforts to be a well-informed voter.  You will also find information on events happening on and off campus, internship and scholarship opportunities, as well as information on participating in USF Student Government elections.

Some of the helpful information you will find in this site includes:

  • Deadlines  We have compiled a list of the most important dates to remember so you do not miss a thing.
  • Registration If you are not already registered to vote we have included the link to our partnership with TurboVote where you can register to vote and receive important election information.
    • Also listed are helpful links to check your voter registration status and a precinct finder. 
  • Important Terms and Definitions  For example, did you know what it means that Florida is a closed primary state and how to adjust your voting habits to accommodate for that?
  • How To Vote The numerous ways to vote have been included in detail so that you can tailor your voting experience to fit your needs whether it is through the mail, early, or election day voting! 
  • FAQs  Are you eligible to vote? Do you live on campus? 

THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UPDATED OFTEN AS ADDITIONAL DATES, OPPORTUNITIES, AND RESOURCES ARE IDENTIFIED. 

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BullsVote Coalition

The information on this site has been compiled with the help of the BullsVote Coalition.  The Coalition began in 2020 and represents a range of stakeholder perspectives, areas of expertise, and resources ensuring a comprehensive approach to student voter engagement, voter registration, voter mobilization, and the ongoing assessment of the campus political climate.  A healthy campus political environment at USF is driven by USF’s Principles of Community and leadership and civic engagement concepts (e.g. controversy with civility, conversations across difference, community engagement, active citizenship) all within the bounds of community conduct expectations.

Coalition Members

• Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement (CLCE)
• Center for Civic Engagement, St. Petersburg campus (CCE)
• Office of Student Engagement, Sarasota-Manatee campus (OSE)
• Student Government Advising, Training and Operations (SGATO)
• Student Government (SG)
• Center for Student Involvement (CSI)/Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL)
• Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)
• New Student Connections/Parent and Family Programs (NSC)
• Global Citizens Project (GCP)
• Dean of Students Office (Tampa)
• Office of International Services (OIS)
• Institute for Public Policy and Leadership, Sarasota-Manatee campus (IPPL)
• USF Health Office of Shared Student Services
• School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies (SIGS)
• USF College of Public Health (COPH)
• Florida PIRG Students at USF/New Voters Project
• Student Success Communications & Marketing

Local Community Coalition Partners 

• Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections (HCSOE)
• Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections (Vote Pinellas)
• Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections (SCSOE)
• Manatee County Supervisor of Elections (MCSOE)
• League of Women Voters of Hillsborough County (LWVHC)

External Coalition Partners 

• Campus Vote Project/Fair Elections Center (CVP)
• Civic Influencers (formerly Campus Election Engagement Project)
• Democracy Works/TurboVote
• Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE)/NSLVE
• ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge/Civic Nation
• Students Learn Students Vote (SLSV) Coalition
• Campus Takeover