Shape Your Future
It is very important to fill out the 2020 Census form. Please fill it out if you have not already, either onlinenew window or via the U.S. Mail.
Each person that does not fill out the form could result in approximately $2,000 less in federal funding per state each year.Respond to the 2020 Census now
What You Need to Know
- Your data are confidential. Federal law protects your Census responses. Your answers can only be used to produce statistics.
- You can respond onlinenew window for the first time ever! You can also respond via mail or call 844-330-2020 if you prefer. The Census 2020 can be completed on the phone in different languages. Get more informationnew window.
- It will only take a few minutes to fill out the form.
- The Census Bureau is committed to making the 2020 Census quick, easy, and safe for all participants. Here are some tips to help you stay safe from fraud and scamsnew window.
- Paper forms will be available in English and Spanish, while the bureau collects responses in 11 additional languages online and by phone (Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Tagalog, Polish, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Japanese).
- Video and printed guides will also be available in 59 non-English languages, and there will be a video in American Sign Language, plus a printed guide in braille.
Census Results Impact:
- Federal student loans
- Federal research grants
- Campus funding
- Campus improvements, including labs, buildings, and classrooms
- Health and social services
- Federal legislation
- Students’ future careers many professionals are heavily dependent on Federal funding (e.g., medicine, social work, nursing, science, research, or public health)
- and many other areas
- List of Ready to Use Census 2020 Assignments (PDF, )
- Census Fact Sheet for Immigrant Community (PDF, )
- Sample Copy of the 2020 Census Questionnaire (PDF, )
- Your Guide to the 2020 Census: How to Respond to the 2020 Census Paper Questionnaire (PDF, )
- Sample Copy of the 2020 Census Invitation Letter (PDF, )
- Responding to the 2020 Census without a Census ID (PDF, )
- Fact Sheet About Responding Online (PDF, )
- Census Coloring Books in English and Spanish
If you would like to request an overview Census presentation or would like faculty Census resources, please email Karla Silvestre.
We held a virtual census festival on April 30, 2020.
Census Coloring Contest (Opens April 20)
Download and print Census 2020 coloring book pages in English (PDF, ) , Arabic (PDF, ) , French (PDF, ) , and Spanish (PDF, ) , or register by April 22new window if you need us to mail you coloring pages. One winner will be randomly selected from the following age groups: 0-6 years; 7-11 years; 12+ years. The prize will be three months of KiwiCo crates, shipped to your home! Register and see submission details herenew window.
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.: Find Your Center and Do the Census
Live yoga. This event is open to the first 100 registrants. A Zoom link will be sent the afternoon of April 29. Register herenew window.
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.: POSTPONED Stuff a Bear and Count the Kids
SUBSTITUTE EVENT Census Coloring and Carton Watch Party
Stuff-a-Bear Kits have been delayed in shipping. You can still register to receive a kitnew window and invite to our rescheduled event, to be announced. Instead, join us for a fun, child-friendly Census Coloring and Carton Watch Party.
We'll send you a free Stuff-a-Bear Kit and other fun, child-friendly census activities. Registration opens April 17 at 10 a.m. Space is limited! Register herenew window.
11 a.m. - noon: Brunch and Learn - Tough Questions Answered
Facebook Live panel. Register herenew window.
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Picture Your Future Digital Caricatures
Limited slots available. Registration opens April 27 at 10 a.m. Register here.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Cook and Get Counted Brownie Bake
Whisk Takers is mailing 100 S'more Brownie Kits to MC students' homes, who will join Fresh and Frugal Cooking Host Thomas Squire for a virtual live cooking show. Registration opens April 17 at 10 a.m. Space is limited! Register herenew window.
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Live Census Trivia - $300 in Prizes!
Student game. Register here.
Questions? Contact StLifeR@montgomerycollege.edu.