Study Abroad and Vote! Toolkit

This toolkit provides voter outreach promotional tools and information to American students studying abroad. U.S. students carry their right to vote when they go overseas!

Study Abroad program coordinators: here is a guide with suggestions for use of the toolkit materials.

The Study Abroad and Vote! Toolkit includes:

Overseas Vote Widget

 

Overseas Voter Registration and Ballot Request Widget

Available free of charge to Study Abroad programs for use on school websites. Offer your US Citizen students abroad the possibility to register to vote and request their directly from your website!

Here’s how to add interactive service value to your own site, specifically for overseas student voters. The Overseas Vote “widget” tool can be installed in minutes and put the registration and ballot request wizard at your students’ fingertips – without leaving your website.

The Overseas Vote Widget will enable your study abroad program to increase the accessibility of voting to American citizen students abroad. You can now impact voter turnout directly from you own website! For access to the Overseas Vote Widget proceed to the ”Request Access” form on the US Vote Civic Data website.


study abroad flyer

 

“Study Abroad and VOTE!” Flyer

This one-page document provides instructions for how to register and request an overseas absentee ballot in three easy steps.

Print and handout this one-page document to students at the study abroad orientation. Upload the document for students to see on your institution’s webpage. It can also be printed and posted on bulletin boards and in other public spaces.

midterm elections flyer

 

"Will my Absentee Ballot be Counted?" Flyer

There are a lot of myths floating around when it comes to voting by mail (absentee voting)... This flyer will answer to one fundamental question that many voters have. Essential reading for all voters.

Download and distribute this document to students who need to know the answer to this fundamental question.

midterm elections flyer

 

“What are midterm elections?” Flyer

The importance of Midterm Elections is largely misunderstood. Explaining what they are and why they matter is essential civic learning for all students.

Download this flyer and distribute it to your study abroad students and friends. We hope you make it a core part of your student orientation.


 Facebook Cover Photos

These banners are Facebook cover photo size (851 pixels x 315 pixels). Post them to your webpage for students to download and share on their own personal Facebook pages.

i voted from overseas banner

i voted from overseas banner

i voted from overseas banner

i voted from overseas banner


“I Voted” Online Badges

A big favorite of many. Post these badges on your webpage for download by students. They can then post to their personal social media pages to encourage their friends to vote.

i voted from abroad i voted from overseas

“Overseas Voter" Badges

Post these badges on your webpage for download by students. They can then post to their personal social media pages to encourage their friends to vote.

i requested my ballot i'm an overseas voter

I'm Voting “Overseas Voter" Badges

Post these badges on your web page for download by students. They can then post to their personal social media pages to encourage their friends to vote.

i'm voting from overseas i'm a vote-by-mail voter

Promote the Student Vote - Website Outreach Banners

Post these banners on your website and link them to the Overseas Vote (www.overseasvote.org) website.

register to vote from overseas register to vote from abroad
register to vote from abroad register to vote from abroad

"Study Abroad and Vote" - Tear-Off Sheets

Print, pre-cut and post these tear-offs on bulletin boards and in other public spaces. Students can tear off a pre-cut strip with the link to the Overseas Vote website.

study abroad and vote  tear off sheet