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Election Events

There are many events taking place this year around the election, civic engagement, and managing election-related stress. This page outlines these:

  • Special Events
  • Recurring & Pre-recorded Events

Special Events

Election Day Shuttles - Register in Advance, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 7 am - 6:30 p.m.

Students - are you needing a ride to the polls to vote in-person on election day? Sign-up to reserve your spot on the Election Day Shuttles. This is a good option for individuals who:

  • Did not receive their absentee ballot from another state and would like to register and vote in CO on Election Day
  • Did not mail their ballot in on time (to home state or CO county)
    • Please note that CC Votes will be collecting CO ballots in Worner for drop-off in advance of election day.
    • Be sure to bring your CC ID with you to the polls to be able to vote in person as proof of residence.
  • Did not register in advance but still want to vote

Shuttles will run loops from 7 am - 6:30 pm, approximately every 30 minutes between the South Entrance to Worner Center and the Corpus Christi Parish Hall Voter Service and Polling Center.​

Shuttles will have a limited capacity of only 2 students at a time + 1 driver. All riders must make a reservation in advance (walk-ups not allowed), show their daily CC Covid Screening App Green Check prior to getting on the shuttle, wear a mask at all times, and practice social distancing while in the vehicle and at the polling center.

Election Day News Coverage, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 9 am - 8 p.m., Gaylord Hall

Wanting to watch news coverage on election day and don't have access to cable or want to sit alone in your room? Gaylord Hall (in Worner Center) will be open from 9 am - 8 pm on Election Day with live news coverage on the big screen with additional TV carts streaming. Room capacity is 25 and will be monitored at all times. Upon arrival, please check-in with the room monitor showing your CC app COVID screening check. Masks must be worn at all times unless actively eating or drinking; participants are expected to wipe down their table and chair upon arrival and before departing.

Election Day Meditation, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. / Red Rocks with OE for students Register here

Meditation, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 11:30 - 11:55 a.m., Join here

Outdoor Qigong, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2 - 2:45 p.m. Register here *meet by the Labyrinth

Sound Healing, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 8 - 8:30 p.m., Join here

Election Day Cookie Kits, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 12 p.m. - while supplies last, CC Votes Tables in Worner

Come pick-up some patriotic sweet treats to decorate in your room later to help get you through the day.

CCE Changemaker Workshop - My Theory of Change & Philosophy, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 4 - 5 p.m., Zoom​​​​​​​ (994 0554 9268)

After this session, students should be able to: 1) Construct and defend their own Theory of Change. & 2) Create and share a holistic philosophy of engagement, including why and how they want to engage. This event is intended for fourth-year students, but all are welcome. This workshop is a part of the CCE Changemaker Curriculum.

Chaplain's Office Election Night Open Office Hours, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Stop by for a minute, stay for a few hours. Feel like talking, sitting in silence, expressing frustration, joy, anger, sadness, meditating, dancing? We are here to be present with you.

Butler Center Election Night Zoom Room, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 6 p.m. - 12 a.m., Zoom

How are you processing the election results? Excited? Worried? Need someone to talk to or just be present with? The Butler Center invites you to join them during their virtual drop-in hours for reflection, challenge, and affirmation. See schedule below.

Mateen: 6 - 8 p.m.
Anneke (RLC): 6 - 8 p.m.
Noble: 8 - 10 p.m.
Pearl: 8 - 10 p.m.
Shiyanke: 10 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Rosalie: 10 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Deep In It: The Body Politic - Post Election, Sunday, Nov. 8, 6 - 7 p.m. Zoom

How are you processing election results? Excited? Worried? Regardless of your positions, these are not easy times for people committed to fundamental change within our society and throughout the world - for those who want to help make the world just AND peaceful. For many of us this work represents a life-long commitment and yet we must sustain ourselves through the inevitable hard times. Join the Butler Center for reflection, challenge, and affirmation - all necessary ingredients for sustained and effective efforts for change during this particularly fraught time.

Post-Election Student Forum, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 6 p.m., Register in Advance

A Starting Point (ASP) and BridgeUSA have partnered with university systems across the nation to offer college students a unique forum to exchange their thoughts onthe election and hear from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle about today's issues. During a one-hour, live-streamed event on November 10, attendees will hear from congressional leaders about college affordability and watch a debate on if we should eliminate the electoral college. Attendees will also join smaller discussion groups selected for their ideological and regional diversity, to engage in a BridgeUSA moderated discussion about the election.This student-focused forum provides a constructive venue for students to hear from elected officials on both sides of the political aisle, then understand each other's positions, learn from different perspectives, and ultimately identify common ground upon which progress can be built. This is not a CC-sponsored event but is cross promoted by the Bonner Foundation.

Frameworks of Understanding: Root Causes and Systems-Level Thinking, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 4 - 5 pm, Zoom​​​​​​​​ (994 0554 9268)

After this session, students should be able to: 1) Apply a systems-level understanding to a core issue of interest, analyzing root causes and consequences of a social problem. 2) Analyze structural, cultural, and (inter)personal actions that perpetuate or resist the social problem. This event is intended for second-year students, but all are welcome. This workshop is a part of the CCE Changemaker Curriculum.

"The Cycle of Liberation: Pursuing Critical Transformation and Systemic Change," Tuesday, Dec. 1, Details TBA

Issue-Based Programming, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 4 - 5 p.m., Zoom​​​​​​​​​​ (994 0554 9268)

After this session, students should be able to: 1) Identify one social or environmental issue to which they would like to commit their experiential learning and engaged practice during college. This event is intended for first-year students, but all are welcome. This workshop is a part of the CCE Changemaker Curriculum.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Campus & Community Celebrations, Monday, Jan. 18, Details TBA

Inauguration Day, Wednesday, Jan. 20, Details TBA

Additional events will be added as details are confirmed.

Past Event

Deep In It Dialogue Series - The Body Politic, Sunday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m., Zoom

Sound Healing with Mingtong Gu, Monday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m., Zoom

Feeling overwhelmed and anxious lately? Join international Qigong Master Mingtong Gu for an evening of Sound Healing. Sound Healing is a powerful meditative practice for moving and transforming emotion in the body for greater harmony. Come learn, participate and experience this practice. No experience is necessary. Register here.

Mapquest: Election Decision Tree, 12:30 - 2 p.m., Zoom (955 2428 0613)

Join CC Middle Ground to make your personalized decision tree about the election! Craft a personalized plan for how you will spend election day depending on the outcome.

Evaluating Models of Change: How Do I Believe Change Occurs?, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 4 - 5 p.m., Zoom​​​​​ (994 0554 9268)

After this session, students should be able to: critically evaluate models of social change according to their efficacy, alignment with principles of just engagement, and alignment with the student's ideological convictions. This event is intended for third-year students, but all are welcome. This workshop is a part of the CCE Changemaker Curriculum.

Understanding My Intersectional Positionality as it relates to Engagement, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 4 - 5 p.m., Zoom​​​​​​ (994 0554 9268)

After this session, students should be able to: Conceptually explain core concepts related to identity and social location & Explain how their intersectional identity and positionality shapes how they engage, and should engage, in community. This event is intended for first-year students, but all are welcome. This workshop is a part of the CCE Changemaker Curriculum.

ACTIVIZED Screening, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m, Zoom (pre-registration)

In partnership with CC Votes and Every Vote Counts, join FSTV, Spy Pond Productions and Twin Seas Media for the broadcast premiere and Virtual Screening of ACTIVIZED. Introduced by award-winning filmmaker, Eric Stange, this inspiring documentary follows the stories of seven ordinary Americans who leave the comfort of their daily lives to get involved as working activists. This election season, everyone has a choice, and that choice will shape our history. Join the conversation in a virtual Q&A with filmmaker Eric Stange, and activists Vikiana Petit-Homme, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Cavazos and Aylett Colston, after the film, and learn what it takes to join the fight.

Get Out the Vote Halloween Costume Contest, Friday, Oct. 30, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Worner Quad

Campus Activities, the Hub, and CC Votes invite you to VOTE for your favorite staff Halloween Costume, learn about Get Out the Vote Initiatives - in exchange for a coveted "I Voted" sticker. We will follow safe and social distancing protocols.

Election Self-Care Kits, Friday, Oct. 30, 1 p.m. - while supplies last, Worner Desk

As a complement to the Election Week Game plan, Campus Activities, the Butler Center, the Chaplain's Office, and the Wellness resource center have created a limited number of Election Self Care Kits which include some stress-relieving items to help you work through and get your mind off election-related stressors.

BreakOut Get Out the Vote Phone Banking with the Citizen's Project, Sunday, Nov. 1, 1 - 3 p.m., Register on Summit

Join BreakOut for a Get Out the Vote phone banking session with Citizens Project the weekend before the election! Not that this opportunity will be taking place on a SUNDAY (not Saturday like usual). This is a virtual activity so you can join from wherever you may be this semester!

Recurring & Pre-Recorded Events

Morning Meditation, Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8 a.m., Zoom (926 9907 0368)

Zen Meditation, Every Saturday Morning, 6:30 - 8 a.m., Zoom, Contact Kate Holbrook for information

Labrinth, Daily, Outside of Shove Chapel

Grief Group, First Wednesdays at 4 pm & Third Wednesdays at 7 pm, Zoom (971 8793 3715)

  • Nov 4 at 7 pm
  • Nov 21 at 4 pm
  • Dec 11 at 7 pm

CC Votes Voter Guide highlights all items on the CO 80903 zipcode ballot.

CC Conversations: What's at Stake CC faculty highlight some of the big issues at stake during this election.

An Afternoon with Cornel West

Last updated: 12/17/2020