Duke Student Voter ID Card Now Available
Card meets state requirements as a valid form for voting in North Carolina in 2023 and 2024
Several card pickup events will occur on campus this fall.
- Fill out the card request form by September 12, 2023, to pick up your card on September 19 (BC Plaza from 10 am-2 pm) or September 20 (East Campus Marketplace from 4 pm-7 pm)
- Fill out the card request form by September 28, 2023, to pick up your card on October 5 (BC Plaza from 1 pm-5 pm)
- Fill out the card request form by October 11, 2023, to pick up your card on October 18 (BC Plaza from 10 am-2 pm) or October 19 (East Campus Marketplace from 4 pm-7 pm)
- Fill out the card request form by October 23, 2023, to pick up your card on October 30 (BC Plaza from 1 pm-5 pm)
Students must bring their mobile DukeCard or driver’s license to prove their identity when picking up their Duke Student Voter ID Card. The pickup process should take less than a minute. Unclaimed cards will be brought to the next card pickup event. Additional card pickup opportunities may be available this fall and will be communicated to card requesters via email.
The Duke Student Voter ID Card is offered in addition to other types of identification permitted by state law for use by voters. Acceptable forms of ID include any of the following that is unexpired, or expired for one year or less:
- North Carolina driver’s license
- State ID from the NCDMV (also called “non-operator ID”)
- Driver’s license or non-driver ID from another state, District of Columbia or U.S. territory (only if voter registered in North Carolina within 90 days of the election)
- U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport card
- North Carolina voter photo ID card issued by a county board of elections
- College or university student ID approved by the State Board of Elections
- State or local government or charter school employee ID approved by the State Board of Elections
The following IDs are also acceptable, regardless of whether the ID contains an expiration or issuance date:
- Military or veterans ID card issued by the U.S. government
- Tribal enrollment card issued by a tribe recognized by the State or federal government
- ID card issued by an agency of the U.S. government or the State of North Carolina for a public assistance program
The Duke Student Voter ID Card is not a voter registration card. If you wish to use this card to vote in North Carolina, you must be registered to vote in North Carolina. For more information on registering to vote in North Carolina as a Duke student, visit the Duke Votes website.
Durham County’s 2023 Municipal Primary and Election will be held on October 10, 2023 with the early voting period open from September 21, 2023 through October 7, 2023. The Municipal Election will be held on November 7, 2023 with the early voting period open from October 19, 2023 through November 4, 2023.
Additional information on North Carolina’s voter ID requirement and general voting resources can be found on the State Board of Elections’ website.