Election Dates, Times and Locations

The PLRB has directed that the election will occur over six days in April; four at the University Park campus and one day each at the Penn State College of Medicine at Hershey and at the Harrisburg campus, respectively. Please note, the PLRB’s rules and regulations do not provide for the filing of absentee ballots. View the PLRB election order.

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL ELIGIBLE GRADUATE STUDENT VOTERS: The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board (PLRB) will be conducting the election. You should be prepared to show your Penn State Student ID card when checking in to vote at campus polling locations.

Eligible University Park, College of Medicine, and Harrisburg students may vote at any campus location on the date(s) listed below.

Penn State University Park Campus:

DATE LOCATION POLLS OPEN
April 10, 2018 Bennett Pierce Living Center
110 Henderson Building
University Park, PA 16802
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
April 11, 2018 Charles W. Mann, Jr. Assembly Room
103 Paterno Library
University Park, PA 16802
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
April 12, 2018 Charles W. Mann, Jr. Assembly Room
103 Paterno Library
University Park, PA 16802
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
April 13, 2018 Millennium Science Complex
Rooms W202 and W203
University Park, PA 16802
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Penn State Hershey Campus (College of Medicine):

DATE LOCATION POLLS OPEN
April 16, 2018 Biomedical Research Building
Room C-1845
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Penn State Harrisburg Campus (Capital College):

DATE LOCATION POLLS OPEN
April 17, 2018 Morrison Gallery
101 Penn State Harrisburg Library
351 Olmstead Drive
Middletown, PA 17057
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Please note: The ballots will be counted on April 24, 2018 in Room E100, Labor & Industry Building, 651, Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA at 10:00 a.m.

All eligible graduate students are encouraged to vote in the election. Remember, a simple majority of those who actually vote will determine the result for the nearly 3,800 graduate students in the bargaining unit (e.g., if only 100 vote, and the union gets 51 votes, everyone would be in the bargaining unit and could not choose to opt out). The election is your opportunity to opt out.