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Election Support Resources

Emotions heighten and stressors multiply around election time. To help students manage their wellbeing, we have compiled a list of Duke resources that students can turn to before and after the elections.

Pre-Election Information, Resources, and Events

  • Duke Votes: This site includes updated information for residents of Durham County, hours and directions to the early voting sites, and other useful data. The site also includes resources and events for understanding the electoral process and contextualizing the election.
  • Duke is offering transportation options to make getting to voting sites easier.
  • NC Board of Elections statement on the process and timing for counting of ballots
  • November 2, 8:00-9:00 p.m.: Transforming the Vote, featuring Cornell William Brooks, former NAACP President and CEO, hosted by DUU Speakers and Stage

Post-Election Support Resources

Virtual Drop-in Hours with Graduate Student Affairs

Given the potential stress and anxiety from the election, the Office of Graduate Student Affairs will hold virtual drop-in hours on November 3-4 for Graduate School students who need someone to talk to as they process the outcome of the election.

Students can drop in at during these hours:

  • November 3, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • November 4: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • November 4: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Post-Election Healing Space Series

The Center for Multicultural Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services, Center for Muslim Life, Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Duke Wellness, International House, and Mary Lou Williams Center of Black Culture are collaborating on a Post-Election Healing Space Series–Cultivating Hope in Times of Uncertainty–to support Duke students on November 4-6. The series will cover the following topics: 

RSVP for the series at

Other Resources

Post-Election Events to Contextualize the Outcome

See the latest list of election-related Duke events at