1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5160
Toll Free: (800) 342-5996
Fax: (307) 766-4042
Select a Question:
What is Pre-College and Student Visit Programs? What is the best contact information? - Top
Pre-College and Student Visit Programs is a branch of Admissions. We coordinate all campus visit programming, including individual visits, Discovery Day, Campus Pass, and Showcase Saturday.
Phone Numbers: 307-766-4075 or 1800-DIAL-WYO (8-5 school year, 7:30-4:30 summer, MST)
Physical Address: 106 Knight Hall, UW Campus
Mailing Address: Dept 3435, 1000 E Univ Ave, Laramie, WY 82071
How far in advance do I have to schedule my visit? - Top
We request that you give us at least 1-2 weeks notice prior to scheduling a visit. This will give us enough time to request faculty and other advisors to meet with you during your visit.
On which dates should I visit? - Top
UW is open for visits Monday through Friday from 8-5 during the school year, at 7:30-4:30 in the summer. You should avoid visiting campus on holidays, advising week, finals week, etc. These are our anticipated busy days when faculty will be unavailable. Before planning your visit, please consult our Academic Calendar.
Can I visit on Saturday? - Top
How can I schedule a visit? - Top
Once you know your arrival date and time, you can register online for a visit by completing our visit request form. You may also call us directly at 307-766-4075 during business hours.
I am a school counselor. How can I set up a visit for a student? - Top
You have several choices: You can either complete the online visit request form yourself or direct your student to this site. You may also call us directly at 307-760-4075. You will need to have the following information about your student:
You can also request that the student's visit schedule be copied on your e-mail for your reference.
I already scheduled a visit. What happens now? - Top
Once we have received your request to visit campus via either the online visit form or phone, we will start confirming all of the appointments you have requested. Usually, this entails an appointment with Admissions, an appointment with an advisor within your department of choice, a campus tour, and lunch in Washakie Center. Once we complete your schedule, you will receive a copy with directions to the Knight Hall 106 by e-mail.
I received a copy of my schedule via e-mail. How do I make changes? - Top
You can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us directly at 307-766-4075.
Why didn't I get the department I requested? - Top
If you requested to meet with an advisor within a specific department, we do the best we can to schedule an appointment. However, sometimes faculty is unavailable, and if this is the case, then we will have a packet of information available for you to pick up within that department.
When should I schedule my visit if I want to meet with Nursing? - Top
Students interested in meeting with the Nursing Program are encouraged to schedule their visit on a day that Nursing faculty are available. Click Here for more information.
Can I meet with a coach during my visit? - Top
We are unable to arrange visits with NCAA D1 sports or coaches. If you are interested in becoming a varsity athlete, fill out the Prospective Student Athlete Questionnaire. You are also encouraged to contact, or have your coach contact, the teams directly. Check out www.wyomingathletics.com for contact information. Depending on rules, regulations, and coach availability, they may be able to meet with you at the end of your campus visit.
What will happen on my visit? - Top
Plan to be at Pre-College and Student Visit Programs in Knight Hall 106 to check-in approximately 15 minutes prior to your first meeting. We will review your schedule with you and provide you with the materials you need. Schedules will vary according to the student's interests, but most visits offer the following:
How do I get to Pre-College and Student Visit Programs? - Top
We are located in Knight Hall Room 106, just off 13th and Ivinson St in Laramie, Wyoming. The instructions below describe how best to arrive directly at our office. Note that for most visits, we recommend using the Day Lot adjacent to the Union.
From I-80 eastbound (from the west):
From I-80 westbound (from the east):
From Highway 287 northbound (from the south):
From Highway 30/287 southbound (from the north):
See a campus map at www.uwyo.edu/tour.
Or, you can choose to fly into the Laramie Regional Airport (see www.laramieairport.com).
How do I get to Laramie from my town, or DIA? - Top
Where should I park when I visit campus on a weekday? - Top
We recommend parking in the Day Lot, adjacent to the Wyoming Union. We'll email you a code to allow you to park for free in that lot with your confirmation.
Where can I stay during my visit? - Top
The university does not allow you to stay in the Residence Halls during your visit. However, Laramie does offer many local hotels, all of which are 5-10 minutes away from campus. For a listing of Laramie area hotels and motels, see www.laramie.org then select "business listings" and scroll to "lodging." Also, check out the hotels that give discounts to student visitors here.
Where can we eat when we visit campus? - Top
On your scheduled visit date, if you are here over the noon hour, we will provide you with 1 complimentary lunch pass to Washakie Dining Center and discount coupons for two additional guests.
If you wish to dine off campus, Laramie offers many local restaurants. For a listing of Laramie area restaurants, see www.laramie.org then select "business listings" and scroll to "restaurants."
What else can we do in Laramie while we are in town? - Top
Please visit Laramie's Chamber of Commerce Web site at www.laramie.org to browse through a list of local attractions and events.