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Welfare Check Program|Dean of Students Office

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Dean of Students Office
University of Wyoming
Department 3135
Knight Hall Room 128
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-3296
Fax: (307)766-3298

The Welfare Check program is a service in the Dean of Students office and is a process of placing "at-risk" students in contact with appropriate resources to help them achieve success at UW. An "at-risk" student refers to a student who is exhibiting unique difficulties, i.e. poor class attendance, behavior problems or change, or poor grades. 

A member of The Dean of Students office staff contacts the student and schedules an appointment to identify problems and assist the student with identifying services and resources to help her/his individual situation. Instructors are encouraged to contact the Dean of Students Office if they believe any of their students may benefit from the Welfare Check program

To submit a Welfare Check referral to the Dean of Students, please download and complete the Welfare Check Form.  Any UW faculty/staff/student can submit this completed form to

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