Constitution Day

Constitution Day is September 17


Constitution Day celebrates the signing of possibly one of the most important documents in modern history. For 233 years this piece of paper has been subject to much dispute. It has been modified, put to the test in courts of law, created the backbone of our law system, and has kept our government in line. It was signed in our own backyard of Philadelphia. It is the Constitution of the United States, signed on September 17, 1787 by members of the Constitutional Convention.

How to celebrate!

There are countless ways to celebrate our nation's Constitution, here are just a few:


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Learn more about how to register to vote in PA:

PA Voter Registration

What offices would I be voting for?

Offices on the General Election ballot include:

  • U.S. Senators and U.S. House Representatives
  • PA State Senators and PA State House
  • Representatives
  • PA Governor

What if I'm from out of state?

Out of state students can register to vote in PA using their on- or off-campus address BUT can only vote in one state.

Students must be registered 15 days before election day.

When do I need to register by?

  • Oct 24 - last day to register for General Election
  • Nov 1 - last day to apply for mail-in/civil absentee ballot - must be received by County Board of Elections by Nov 8 at 8pm

Can I register online?

Students can register at:

Helpful Link for college students:

For more information, stop by the Center for Civic Engagement and Social Impact located in Commonwealth Hall Suite 060 (enter through Student Health Center lobby)