Commission on Presidential Debates/U.S. Secret Service Credentials

The deadline to apply for a Commission on Presidential Debates/U.S. Secret Service (CPD/USSS)-issued credential has passed. For further inquiries, please contact the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) at or by phone at 202-872-1020.

Washington University Campus Credentials

Access to the debate site (inside the security perimeter) will be restricted to media with CPD/USSS-issued credentials. Media who were not issued a CPD/USSS credential, but who are interested in covering debate-related events and activities on the Washington University campus (outside the security perimeter) on Saturday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct. 9, may apply for a limited number of campus media credentials. Individuals affiliated with recognized media outlets (as determined by the university) may apply for a campus media credential online.

The application deadline is Friday, Sept. 30.  All campus media credentials are non-transferable and are issued at the sole discretion of Washington University in St. Louis.

Washington University contact: Liam Otten,, 314-874-6331 (cell).

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