Voter Registration

Before you register to vote, it's important to makes sure that you are eligible to vote. To be able to vote in Illinois:

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be 17 years old on or before the date of the General Primary and turn 18 on or before the date of the General or Consolidated Election.
  • You must live in your election precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
  • You must not be serving a sentence of confinement in any penal institution as a result of a conviction.
  • You may not claim the right to vote anywhere else.

How to Register

You'll need the following information to complete online voter registration:

  • Your Illinois diver's license of state ID.
  • The issue date of your identification.
  • The last four digits of your Social Security number.
  • Your date of birth.

If you wish to register in another state, you can find voter registration forms for your state online at You can also check your registration status in another state if your are unsure of your voter registration status.

Deputy Registrars on Campus

Need help registering to vote from someone who understands the process? The following individuals on campus have been trained as deputy registrars and can register any Illinois resident who qualifies to vote. Feel free to contact them for assistance.
Name Department Office Location Email Address
Rubi Salgado Holmes Student Center WZ 118
Emily McKee Anthropology SB 179
Caroline Cosmel Career Services CL 220
Ann Nelson Center for Latino and Latin American Studies LC 105
Jan Wylde Career Services CL 260 jwylde2@niu.deu
Kathy Zuidema Career Services CL 240L
Cathy Doederlein Career Services CL 260
Judy Santacaterina College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ZH 201
Gay Campbell Office of the Ombudsperson HC 601
Kurt Westhoff CHANCE Program WI 120D
Sarah Marsh Management SH 245B
Patricia Wallace Reasearch Compliance, Integrity and Safety LH 301
James Burton Management BH 245O
Jed McClure Management BH 245
Sharon Nelson College of Law SP 267A
Michelle Pickett Academic Advising Center HS 320
Ralph Wheeler Chemistry and Biochemistry FR 320
Shane Miller Physics FW 202
Janet Hathaway College of Visual and Performing Arts MB 302
Guzette Espinal-Angulo Residential Dining Services AL 100
Pilar Broggi Family Violence and Sexual Assault 1635 W. Lin
Christopher James Student
Debra Miller Disability Resource Center HS 411
Tristan Draper University Libraries FO 428
Brian Glick Student Conduct CL 280
Kathy Hodgkinson Student Conduct CL 280
Amanda Newman Disability Resource Center HS 415
Natasha Johnson Recreation and Wellness RC
Ariel Owens Gender and Sexuality Resource Center WR 203
Sue Riebe Bursar SP 235
Leanne VandeCreek University Libraries FO 414
Fred Barnhart University Libraries FO 428
Christian Lash University Libraries FO
Gary Weishaar University Libraries FO 428
Connie Storey University Honors Program CL 110
Jason Goode University Honors Program CL 110G
Edye Cowan University Honors Program CL 110C
Lisa King CHANCE Program WI 128
Melissa Dawson Student Athete Academic Support Services YC 110E

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