Student Council is the governing and representative body of students at the University of Virginia, and serves to protect and improve the rights, opportunities, and quality of life of every student at the University. UVA Student Council leads voter registration efforts, student voter education, and facilitates rides to the polls for students with limited transportation options.
Forge is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that prepares students with the modern skills they need to make an impact in the world. 1,000+ students each year learn design, marketing, data science and more through its engaging, community-driven programs. Forge created HoosVoting.org and a rideshare system to get students to the polls in collaboration with Student Council, University Democrats, and College Republicans.
University Democrats inform students about the values and issues of the Democratic Party and link students to the wider political and Charlottesville community through meetings, campaigning, events, and educational programs. UDems assists with voter registration and student voter education.
The College Republicans at the University of Virginia is a political organization dedicated to promoting Republican principles, electing Republican officials, and providing speakers, debates, and more. College Republicans assist with voter registration and student voter education.