Vote, volunteer, & visit
This page contains information about how to vote, where to volunteer, and things to visit in Washington, DC. Visit the events page to learn about policy-related events in the area, and check back soon for more information about student life and activities!
- For information about voter registration in the District of Columbia, please visit the DC Board of Elections & Ethics website.
- For information about voter registration in locations other than DC, please visit the Election Assistance Commission website.
- To request an absentee ballot, follow the instructions from the U.S. Vote Foundation – each state’s process differs.
- You can also use GU Politic’s TurboVote to sign up for reminders, register to vote, and to request an absentee ballot.
- Arlington’s search engine to find volunteer positions
- Many DC volunteer opportunities are posted at ServeDC and Volunteer Match. Some local organizations include:
- Georgetown volunteer opportunities centers
- Check your GU email for our monthly GPPSA Service Watch newsletter.
Ready to get involved? Contact GPPSA Director of Service Programs Caitlin Philips with any questions or to learn about upcoming GPPSA service events.
- A Good Starter List of All Things Free to See in DC
- Things to do for Free in DC
- LinkTank has a fairly comprehensive calendar on upcoming think tank, university, and even some government-hosted policy events around DC, and has free weekly emails.
- Active Life DC has the run-down on area fitness events, hiking trails, running clubs, yoga studios, and more, as well as regular list of free workouts in the DC area.
- Browse interesting events in the area from Washingtonian magazine
- Don’t miss the Washington Post’s Going Out Guide
- Discover new restaurants from EaterDC
- Follow GPPSA on Twitter and Facebook to hear about events!
Questions? Contact GPPSA Director of Social Programs Delaney Luna for more information.