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Where to vote, free rides & events

Nov. 2, 2020

How to vote in Waverly for Nov. 3 general election


Here is information about how to vote in the Nov. 3 general election:

Polls are open Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Students who live in all residence halls except The Manors and Knights Village will vote in Waverly Ward 3: Waverly Fire Station, 123 First Ave SW.
Students who live in The Manors and Knights Village will vote in Waverly Ward 5: Redeemer Lutheran Church (south entrance), 2001 W. Bremer Ave.
Those who live off-campus in Bremer County can find their polling location at this link.



Same-day voter registration is available for those who are not already registered to vote. Bring one of the following government-Issued IDs with you to your polling place:

Iowa Voter Identification Card
Iowa Driver’s License
Out-of-State Driver’s License
Iowa Non-Operator ID
U.S. Military ID or Veteran ID
U.S. Passport
Tribal ID Card/Document

Proof of residence letters were placed in all on-campus student mailboxes.

Students who live off-campus should stop into the Student Life office to obtain a proof of residence letter or bring one of the following that lists their name and current address in Waverly:

Utility bill
Cell phone bill
Bank statement
Residential lease (your name must be on the lease)

Anyone with questions should stop into the Student Life Office in Saemann Student Center or contact Kristin Teig Torres.


Additional information about voting is available in the Student Voting Guide. Contact kristin.teigtorres@wartburg.edu with questions.


Free rides for students on Election Day

Wartburg is offering free rides to Waverly polling stations for all on-campus students on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Rides will be offered hourly from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sign up at this link to reserve your spot. Contact Jennifer Onuigbo in Student Life with questions.

'Navigating a Crazy Election Day' panel today

All students, faculty and staff are welcome to watch “Navigating a Crazy Election Day (While Not Going Crazy Yourself),” a panel discussion about navigating Election Day and perspectives on the best ways to evaluate, process and move forward. Click here to join the Zoom meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2. The conversation will be facilitated by Grace Greving, Student Body Recorder, with the following panelists:

Dr. Mariah Birgen, professor of mathematics
Pastor Brian Beckstrom, dean of spiritual life
Stephanie Newsom, director of Counseling Services
Election Day prayer stations in Chapel

Starting Tuesday, Nov. 3, prayer stations will be available in the second-level entrance to the chapel (skywalk level). With all of the anxiety, excitement, and other feelings that may be present on Election Day, there will be a space for students and staff to be able to pray and deal with some of those emotions. There will be guided instructions for each station, and all you have to bring is yourself! Prayer stations will be available all day Tuesday, and the rest of the week the stations will move to the first floor of the Chapel to be available through Friday.

Take part in 'The Calm Before' on Tuesday

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, as political energies swirl around us, you are invited to "The Calm Before," a virtual space of refuge and grounding, at 3 p.m. Come to honor the deep connections within you, between all of us, and with the divine. Click here for the Zoom link. The online event will include:

Reflection (Pastor Brian Beckstrom)
Meditation (Dr. Cynthia Bane)
Yoga (Nicole Willis)
Closing / Reemergence

Sponsored by Wartburg's Diversity and Inclusion Council; all students, faculty and staff are welcome.


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