Vote Penn State Forward

If you're a Penn State alum, you can vote! This is your opportunity to usher in lasting, sustainable change at Penn State — at the highest level. We aim to advance climate action, educational equity, student safety, and transparent and inclusive governance at Penn State.

To vote for the Penn State Forward candidates, you should request your ballot today. To request your ballot, complete all steps below — 1 AND 2. Email us at if you have any questions or problems! 


1. Sign Up With Our Team

Sign up with our team so we can send you a voting reminder and share updates with you.

Note: this does not mean you've requested your ballot! You must complete step 2 to request your ballot.

By filling out this form, you agree to receive email communications from Penn State Forward.

2. Find Your Ballot

On April 10th, you should have received the following email:


Subject line: PSU Alumni Trustee Election Ballot

From "PSU Board of Trustees"

This email contains your unique link to vote in the alumni trustee election. Check your spam and junk folders if you are unable to find it. If you are unable to find your ballot, request one below. Once you receive your email, follow the steps below. 

3. Vote for the Penn State Forward Three

Once you access the online voting portal, vote for the Penn State Forward candidates: 

#1 Farnaz Farhi  ’10  Sci, Lib     Washington, D.C.

#4 Christa Hasenkopf  ’03  Sci     Annapolis, Maryland

#6 Edward Smith  ’06, ‘10g,  Lib, Edu     Ypsilanti, Michigan

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4. Confirm Submission

Once you've voted, you should receive an e-receipt that looks like the below image: 

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