Register at any UT Library
Pick up a registration form at Hodges Library, Pendergrass Library, Law Library, or DeVine Music Library, fill it out and drop it in the box. We will hand deliver it to the Election Commission so that you do not have to mail it. Librarians and library staff can help you complete your voter registration form any hours that the Hodges Library is open. Visit the main desk at the Melrose entrance (across from Starbucks) to get assistance.
Download and print Tennessee's voter registration form. Complete it and mail it (you will need a stamp) or you can drop it in the box at Hodges Library main desk.
Various student organizations and groups hold voter registration drives on campus, especially in presidential election years. Check the Vols Vote Events page for registration drives on campus.
If you are registering to vote in Knox County, you can visit the Election Commission Office at the Old Court House, 300 Main St., Suite 218. Phone: 865-215-2480. Hours: 8:00-4:30 Monday - Friday. Find all other Tennessee County Election Commission websites and additional TN government agencies that you can register at.
Students have a choice about where to register to vote.
Students attending college may register at their campus or university town address or choose to remain registered or register at their permanent or home address. However, a person may only be registered at one address.
[This is from Tennessee Secretary of State]
Where do college students register to vote?
Where is your home?
Where you consider your home is where you should register to vote. You can only be registered in one place at a time. You can update your address or home by re-registering.
Below are some factors to consider when determining your residency:
For a full list of guidelines for determining residency, visit sos.tn.gov/products/elections/register-vote. You do not gain or lose residency by going to school away from home. Below are some things to consider for college students who are attending school in a different county or state.
If you consider your school address to be your home, then you should register at that address.
If you consider where your parents live to be your home, then you should register at that address.
If you consider your home to be in another state, then you should register in that state.