Vote Center

Vote Early. Vote Safely. Make a plan to vote at

November 3, 2020, General Election

Cal State LA Vote Center
University Gymnasium

All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to vote at the Cal State LA Vote Center. No special permission is needed to come to campus to vote.

Voting Hours

Saturday, October 24 – Monday, November 2, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, November 3 (Election Day), 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Vote Center Information

At a Vote Center, you can vote in person using an accessible voting machine, drop off your ballot, register to vote if you miss the regular deadline on Oct. 19, and get assistance and voting materials in multiple languages. Learn more about voting in-person in Los Angeles County.

COVID-19 Safety

All Los Angeles County Vote Centers are following the county’s Safe Presidential Election Plan, which is guided by county public health and safety guidelines regarding COVID-19.


Free visitor parking for voters—including accessible parking spaces—will be available in Lot 4. If at capacity, see information on additional visitor parking options

Navigating the Campus

The Vote Center is located inside University Gymnasium, which is east of the Administration Building and Lot 4, near the center of campus. Get directions to University Gym.

Voting Options

All California voters who are currently registered will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the general election. You do not have to apply for a vote-by-mail ballot for this election.

L.A. County encourages voters to stay at home and vote using their mail-in ballot.

You have several options for voting in this election:

  • You can return the ballot by mail. It must be postmarked before or on Nov. 3 and be received by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder no later than 17 days after the election.
  • You can drop off the ballot at more than 300 secure ballot drop boxes that will be located across the county. The Registrar-Recorder provides a list of drop box locations.
  • After returning your ballot via drop box or by mail you can check to make sure your ballot was received and tallied through the Secretary of State's ballot tracker tool.
  • You can drop off the ballot at a Los Angeles County Vote Center. These centers will be located across the county and will be operating for extended periods leading up to and including Election Day on Nov. 3. Find a Vote Center near you.
  • You can vote in person at Vote Centers across the county. Select Vote Centers will open for early voting on Oct. 24 and will remain open through Election Day. Others will operate from Oct. 30 through Election Day. A Vote Center will be located at Cal State LA.

You can make your plan to vote today with the help of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder’s online planning tool. Please visit the Registrar-Recorder’s website for more information about voting in the Nov. 3 election.