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Student Veteran Fall 2018 Cowboy Connect Schedule
Boots to Books New Veterans Student Orientation –
The Transition from military to student life
Sponsored by the Veterans Services Center
3rd Floor of UW Student Union, 307-766-6908,


Friday, 24 Aug 18         “Boots to Books” New Student Veteran Orientation – for transfer and new student veterans 0730 – 1630   College of Business – Room 121 and Atrium
All military and veteran students are expected to attend this informative and critical introduction to programs, services, and resources available to the military connected community at UW. A free breakfast and lunch will be provided for all participants.  Door prizes include tickets to the Cowboy Kickoff ‘Brothers Osborne’ Concert.  Participants must register to ensure adequate seating and food.  Contact the Veterans Services Center to register for this event: or 307-766-6908.

Saturday, 25 Aug 18        New Student Veteran Fly Fishing Excursion – for transfer and new student veterans 0800 – 1200 (fishing), 1200 – 1400 (BBQ)   Laramie Area Lake or River
What better way to experience the wonderful outdoor scenery and activities than a fishing and grilling? Members of our very own Platte Rivers Veterans Fly Fishing group will introduce participants to the art of fly fishing on a Laramie area lake and afterward everyone can swap stories and socialize during an afternoon bar-b-cue.  Registration for the fishing trip will be done at the “Boots to Books” New Student Orientation on Friday, 24 Aug 18.

Wednesday, 29 Aug 18    Veterans Services Center Open House & New Student Bar-B-Que 1145 – 1400   Veterans Services Center, 3rd Floor of Student Union
Join the VSC as we celebrate our returning and new students and the opening of our new Veterans Services Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Student Union.  This will be the first chance for our veteran community to experience the new Center, complete with student computer lab, full kitchen area, group study area, personal study area, private meeting room, conference room, and lounge with 80” television!  The VSC staff look forward to seeing at the VSC.  We will have door prizes, including tickets to the Cowboy Kickoff Concert to give away. Registration is not required and event is open to all UW military connected students.

Friday, 31 Aug 18            Cowboy Kick-Off Concert (Arena Auditorium)
The Cowboy Kickoff Concert is back this fall and will be featuring Brothers Osborne with special guests The Cadillac Three. Find more information and purchase tickets online!

Saturday, 1 Sep 18          Veterans Tailgate for UW vs. Washington State Football Game 1030 – 1330 Summit View Parking Lot (Directly East of UW Indoor Practice Facility)
Open to Wyoming’s military connected community to promote camaraderie, connection, and UW spirit! Each home football game, the VSC will provide a pre-game tailgate with food and water – you bring the spirit!!  Contact the VSC for location details or to volunteer to assist.                                


University of Wyoming

Veterans Services Center

3rd Floor of UW Student Union

(307) 766-6908


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