University of Wyoming
Knight Hall Room 128
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-3296
The University of Wyoming's Authorized Absence (AA) policy is referenced through University Regulation 6-713. This University Regulation was adopted through the UW Faculty Senate with the last revision being made on July 17, 2008.
The Dean of Students (DOS) office is responsible for administering this program. While every student request for an authorized absence unique, this office is limited by the language of the Unireg in what constitutes a legitimate request for an authorized absence. The office considers with appropriate documentation and sometimes authorizes absences for:
The Dean of Students office does not generally authorize absences for routine MD and Dentist appointments, jail-time, pre-planned vacations, weddings, celebrations and so on. Please note in University Regulation 6-713, item '3' which speaks to absences due to illness which is the province of each individual instructor.
To review University Regulation 6-713, please click HERE
Questions regarding Authorized Absences should be directed to the Dean of Students office, Knight Hall, Room 128, (307)-766-3296 or email email@example.com.
Faculty/Staff: to request an authorized absence for students in your club/organization/class, please complete the form listed HERE.