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Cowboy Parents|University of Wyoming's Parents & Family Association

Cowboy Parents is a free organization for UW families! Cowboy Parents offers many ways for families of UW students to get involved and stay connected and informed about what is going on at UW. As a Cowboy Parents member, you can register your email address to receive access to informative e-newsletters, email updates, an online parent handbook, and much more! Active Cowboy Parents members serve as volunteers and on the Cowboy Parents Council, which is a great way to partner with UW administrators and departments to promote student success.


Save The Date for Family Weekend 2014!
September 19-21, 2014  
Click Here for Schedule of Events!

Mom and Dad of the Year 2014 Award!
Click Here for more info! 


Check-in: Friday, September 19, 2014
Check-out: Sunday, September 21, 2014 

Hotels with Reserved Room Blocks:

Hampton Inn – 307-742-0125
3715 East Grand Avenue, Laramie, Wyoming
Block Name: UW Family Weekend

Hilton Garden Inn – 307-745-5500
2229 East Grand Avenue, Laramie, Wyoming
$159.00/Night for a Standard Room
Block Name: UW Family Weekend 2014

Holiday Inn Express – 307-721-9000
204 South 30th Street, Laramie, Wyoming
$139.00/Night for King or Double Queen
Block Name: UW Family Weekend 

Hotels Offering Discounts:

Best Western Inn & Suites – 307-745-5700
1767 North Banner Road, Laramie, WY

Days Inn – 307-745-5678
1368 McCue Street, Laramie, Wyoming
15% Discount 

Gas Lite Motel – 307-742-6616
960 North 3rd Street, Laramie, Wyoming
$89.50/Night (1 bed); $99.50/Night (2 beds); $110.00/Night (3 beds) 

Laramie KOA – 307-742-6553
1271 West Baker Street, Laramie, Wyoming
10% Discount

Motel 6 – 307-742-2307
621 Plaza Lane, Laramie, Wyoming
10% Discount 

Quality Inn & Suites – 307-742-6665
1655 Centennial, Laramie, Wyoming

Royal Super 8 Motel – 307-745-8901
1987 North Banner Road, Laramie, Wyoming
10% Discount 

Sunset Inn – 307-742-3741
1104 South 3rd Street, Laramie, Wyoming
$50.00/Night (1 bed); $60.00/Night (2 beds) 

Downtown Xenion Motel – 307-742-6671
165 North 3rd Street, Laramie, Wyoming
$45.00/Night (1 person/1 bed); Call for prices for 2,3, & 4 beds
Includes discount coupons for local restaurants

Travelodge Laramie - 307-742-3721
421 Boswell Drive, Laramie, Wyoming

*The Old Corral Hotel - 307-745-5918
2750 Wyoming 130, Centennial, Wyoming
Online Code: UWFW 

*Vista de la Luna Bed & Breakfast - 307-314-9511
88 Monument Road, Buford, Wyoming
25% Discount on all standard rates

Other Laramie Hotels:

Fairfield Inn and Suites – 307-460-2100
1673 Centennial Drive, Laramie, Wyoming

Econo Lodge – 307-745-8900
1370 McCue Street, Laramie, Wyoming

The Mad Carpenter Inn – 307-742-0870
353 North 8th Street, Laramie, Wyoming 

Ramada Laramie – 307-742-6611
2313 Soldier Springs Road, Laramie, Wyoming

Americas Best Value Inn-Laramie – 307-721-8860
523 South Adams Street, Laramie, Wyoming

Travel Inn Motel – 307-745-4853
262 North 3rd Street, Laramie Wyoming 

*Albany Lodge – 307-745-5782
1148 Highway 11, Albany, Wyoming    

*Vee Bar Guest Ranch - 307-745-7036
38 Vee Bar Ranch Road, Laramie, Wyoming

*Outside Laramie Area 

Summer Orientation Dates Are Now Available for Freshman, Transfer, and Non-Traditional Students!
Click Here for Dates 


Spring 2013 Wyoming Family Newsletter

Wyoming Family Newsletter

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2014-15 Calendar/Handbook!

This calendar/handbook for families serves as a one-stop guide and contains important dates, deadlines, numbers and information. To request a calendar, email Make a donation to support the Student Emergency Fund and Cowboy Parents' programs and efforts to enhance student success and promote parental involvement!

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Cowboy Parents Council

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Support Cowboy Parents

Support Cowboy Parents! Help efforts to enhance student success and promote parental involvement. Giving supports programs, the Student and Family Emergency Fund, and other vital projects.


Want to help? Help other families through the transition of sending their students to college. Reach out within your own communities, help out at campus events, or whatever works best for you. Be the voice that so many parents wish to hear from.


Recorded presentations on various topics regarding important issues, concerns, programs, and other useful information that parents may want to know.

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