Make your voice heard. Register and vote!

Upcoming elections:

Election Date Deadline to register to vote
State and Federal General Election November 8, 2016 Tuesday, October 11, 2016

In order to vote, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old on or before Election Day
  • Have not been convicted of a felony or, if convicted, had voting rights restored by court order or pardon
  • Be a registered voter

Voter Registration Information

TENNESSEE RESIDENTS: Application deadline to register to vote in TENNESSEE for any election is thirty (30) days prior to the election date. Tennessee will accept voter registration applications through February 1, 2016. Shelby County residents may scan the completed and SIGNED application and email it to

To register to vote in Tennessee you must complete a Voter Registration Application and mail or deliver it to your County Election Commission Office.

Voter Registration Application is available online at They are also available for pick-up on campus at the University Center Information Desk.

Shelby County residents mail or deliver your Voter Registration Form to:

Shelby County Election Commission
Voter Mail Registration
980 Nixon Drive
Memphis, TN 38134

To email your Voter Registration Form, please print, sign, scan, and email the form to

For residents of other Tennessee counties click to find your County Election Commission address.

To check your registration status in Shelby County you may go to Voter Registration Lookup -

NOTE: If you registered to vote by email or mail you must vote in person in the first election after your registration becomes effective. This includes Early Voting. You CANNOT vote by absentee ballot.

Voters who are already registered can make address changes at an early voting site. For further information, call 901.222.1200.

For Absentee Voting information click

For questions or additional information please go to the Shelby County Election Commission website, or call them at 901.222.1200.

NON-TENNESSEE Residents: For information on registering to vote in other states please CLICK HERE to find your state's information for voter registration.

Early Voting Locations* for Shelby County and Tennessee Residents

Early voting for State and Federal General Election – October 19 through November 3, 2016 at ALL Satellite Sites

Locations are subject to change. To check early voting dates, times and locations click

*Tennessee residents who are registered to vote in any Tennessee county other than Shelby County should contact their resident county election commission office for early voter locations. To locate your county election commission office click

NOTE: There are NO voting locations on The University of Memphis campus.

Early Voting Locations

To Be Determined for Each Election by Election Commission Board

Weekdays 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturdays 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

20 Days before every Election Day until 5 Days before every Election Day

(Click on location name for map)
*** Closest to The University of Memphis campus.



Abundant Grace Church



1574 Shelby Drive,
Memphis, TN  38116

Agri Center

7777 Walnut Grove Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38120

Anointed Temple Of Praise

3939 Riverdale Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38115

Baker Community Center

7942 Church St,
Memphis, TN 38053

Bellevue Baptist Church

2000 Appling Rd.
Memphis, TN  38016

***Berclair Church of Christ

4536 Summer Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38122

Collierville Church of Christ

575 West Shelton,
Collierville, TN 38017

Dave Wells Community Center

915 Chelsea Ave.,
Memphis, TN 38107

Ed Rice Community Center

2907 N Watkins St,
Memphis, TN 38127

Glenview Community Center

1141 S. Barksdale St.,
Memphis, TN 38114

Greater Lewis Street Baptist Church

152 East Parkway N.
Memphis, TN 38104

Greater Middle Baptist Church

4982 Knight Arnold Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38118

Mississippi Blvd. Christian Church 

70 N. Bellevue Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38104

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

60 S. Parkway E.
Memphis, TN 38106

New Bethel Baptist Church - Family Life Center

7786 Poplar Pike,
Germantown, TN 38138

Raleigh United Methodist Church

3295 Powers Rd.,
Memphis, TN 38128

Riverside Baptist Church

3560 S. Third St.
Memphis, TN 38109

Shelby County Office Building

157 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103

The Refuge Church

9817 Huff N Puff Road
Lakeland, TN 38002

Waypoint Church

5586 Stage Rd,
Bartlett, TN 38134

 *** White Station Church of Christ

1106 Colonial Rd., 
Memphis, TN 38117

*** Closest to The University of Memphis campus.

Click to display map of the Early Voting Sites

NOTE: There are NO voting locations on the University of Memphis campus.