Election Resources

Cornell Resouces

Cornell Votes


Resources: https://psc.cornell.edu/cornell-votes-resources

Elect & Reflect


Throughout the days on both 11/3 and 11/4, Let's Meditate! guides, CURW Chaplains, and members of the Dean of Students team will host a virtual space to invite you to reflect, meditate, and get some perspective. Guided reflections will happen every hour on the hour from 9am-5pm both days and last for 15 minutes. Open to all members of the Cornell community.

Event: A Community Post Election Conversation

Event Description: Cornell faculty and staff members will facilitate a community conversation to help create a supportive and safe environment where students will feel empowered to reflect about the 2020 election, learn about resources available on campus, and create community during this time.

Date: Wednesday, November 4th

Time: 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm EST

Link to registration: https://bit.ly/3e0F6wk

Center for Teaching Innovation

Teaching resource for faculty members: https://teaching.cornell.edu/fall-2020-course-preparation/teaching-election

University of Michigan

Understanding US election as an International Students: https://internationalcenter.umich.edu/understanding-us-elections-international-student

IDP 2020 Election Guide


MSL&F and FGLI Office Hours

Multicultural Student Leadership and Empowerment: https://scl.cornell.edu/identity-resources/multicultural-student-leadership-and-empowerment

First Generation & Low Income Support: https://scl.cornell.edu/identity-resources/first-generation-low-income-support

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-3:00pm

Processing and reflection during the election week and the following week

LGBTQ Resource Center

Staff Led: Tuesday 3:00-5:00m; Thursday 5:00-7:00pm

Student Led: Wednesday 5:00-7:00pm

Staff and student led office hours during the election week and the week following the election week, for student processing and reflection.

Women's Resource Center


Tuesday, November 3rd from 8:00-9:00pm

Chat That w/ Topic: Election Night & Self-care.

Register in advance: http://bit.ly/ChatThat

Monday, November 9th at 6:30pm

Post Election Gender Justice Activism

Register in advance: http://bit.ly/ElectionGenderJustice

Faculty Living/Learning

Thursday, November 5th at 7:00pm

What Happened and What's Next: https://events.cornell.edu/event/what_happened_and_whats_next_an_analysis_of_the_2020_election

Thursday, November 12th at 7:00pm

How Students Can Get Involved and Make Meaningful Change: https://events.cornell.edu/event/how_students_can_get_inolved_and_make_meaningful_changes

Outside resources

The Trevor Project



Shine, a BIPOC-owned self-care app, can help you figure out exactly how to take care of yourself through the election. Just take its interactive election self-care quiz here to get personalized tips and reminders. You can also hit up Shine's in-app election-anxiety meditation playlist, which includes seven free meditations. (source: https://www.self.com/story/election-mental-health-resources)

HealthMinds Program

Created by a nonprofit affiliated with the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the free HealthyMinds Program app has meditations, exercises, and podcast-style lessons designed to build foundational mindfulness skills. It offers two new free meditations for the election, one on dealing with election anxiety here and one on empathy and healing around political division here. It also curated some more mental health tools for election stress, which you can check out here. (source: https://www.self.com/story/election-mental-health-resources)

7 Tips to Cope with Stress Before and After the Election