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Outdoor Program

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Outdoor Program Office and Rental Center Hours 

Fall Semester:

Beginning August 22, 2022 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, M-F | Closed Weekends


  • Fall 2022 Outdoor Program Events (PDF)

  • The Outdoor Program is now accepting applications for the OLDS program (Outdoor Leadership Development Series). The application period will close on October 3, 2022.

  • The Outdoor Program is offering a new Outdoor Gear Rental Semester Pass for full-time UW students at a cost of $45/semester. A great opportunity for students to utilize quality outdoor equipment all semester! See our Rental Equipment information for details on available equipment.

  • We have Wilderness Medicine course offerings currently open. To learn more, visit our Wilderness Medicine page.


Mission Statement

As part of the Campus Recreation Department, the Outdoor Program helps recruit and retain students, faculty and staff by providing a wide range of inclusive, safe, reasonably-priced outdoor programs and services to the UW community.  We expose individuals to the natural environment, provide skill and leadership development opportunities, and facilitate interactions and fun.

About the Outdoor Program


Contact Us

Outdoor Program
Room 141, Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center
Dept. 3604
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-2402

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The UW Outdoor Program is an authorized permit holder of the US Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the National Park Service. 

“We collectively acknowledge that the University of Wyoming occupies the ancestral and traditional lands of the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Crow, and Shoshone Indigenous peoples along with other Native tribes who call the Great Basin and Rocky Mountain region home. We recognize, support, and advocate alongside Indigenous individuals and communities who live here now, and with those forcibly removed from their Homelands.” -ASUW Senate Bill #2699

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