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Election 2020 Information for Faculty

The purpose of this web page is to provide UC San Diego educators with tools and resources to navigate the upcoming national election. 


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The UC San Diego Election 2020 Sensitive Issues Response Team provides faculty with information about free expression, support for students, resources for faculty, and how to report incidents of misconduct.






The Teaching + Learning Commons Engaged Teaching Hub has put together several evidence-based resources for supporting students during and after the election in this two-page document. 




coping with election stress


The election can bring up a range of feelings and increased levels of stress. CAPS Community Forums provide a safe space to process thoughts and feelings about the election and other socio-political stressors.




tritonevents.JPGThere are a number of organizations and services on campus that offer both academic and personal support to students, and many are organizing specific election-related programming. Instructors can encourage students to attend one of the many current and ongoing Triton community election activities and events. Additionally, instructors are invited to share this list of student services.




Student Affairs shares important post-election messaging for faculty, students, and staff. 





Free expression is a cornerstone not only of the U.S. Constitution but also of academic freedom. UC San Diego supports the expression, rights, and responsibilities to move toward positive, educational use of Free Speech. Visit for more information and resources.