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When can I tour Nursing?

Scroll down this page to our School Visit Schedule to view days/times for touring the nursing school and for meeting with a school representative. Then scroll to the bottom of the page to view a scroll bar giving you an overview of what to expect at the nursing visit.

How do I schedule a visit?

Step 1

Choose date from
School Visit Schedule

Scroll down this page to check out the School Visit Schedule. Choose a date that will work with your calendar.

Step 2

Schedule visit through
UW Admissions

Schedule your visit online through UW Admissions by emailing them at

  • Make sure you schedule your visit with them to correspond to the date you chose from our nursing School Visit Schedule

  • Questions about the UW Student Visit program? Feel free to call the Campus Visitor Center [located in the Wyoming Union] at 307-766-5126 or email

  • In normal times, the Campus Visitor Center fits a campus tour and an Admissions informative meeting around our scheduled nursing visit time(s) and will make sure you can take part in both campus and nursing tours. Admissions will contact the School of Nursing to let us know you are coming for our school visit.

  • In times that are NOT normal, as in the present COVID-19 emergency, staff are working to present a virtual option. 

Step 3

Can't come to any of the scheduled visit days?

Nursing can give you a packet that will provide vital information. In addition and if you would like, we can have nursing faculty call you to discuss the program and to answer your questions.

Email to request a packet or faculty call.

UW Nursing School Visit Schedule


12 noon
Check in: UW Campus Visitor Center

12:15 pm
Campus Tour

1:30 pm
School of Nursing Visit

3 to 3:30 pm
Admissions presentation
Held in same room as nursing visit

3:45 pm
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Summer 2020 visit sessions have not yet been scheduled. Please check back at this site for updates.


FALL 2020

Fall 2020 visit sessions have not yet been scheduled. Please check back at this site for updates.



The spring 2020 on-campus visits have been discontinued due to the Covid-19 crisis.

One online “ZOOM” meeting instead has been scheduled for
Friday, April 17, 2020
1:30 p.m. (Mountain Time)

  • 1:30: Nursing will hold their Q&A session until 2:30

  • 2:30: UW Admissions will hold an information session until 3:15.

You can sign up to join the above ZOOM meeting/informative sessions by emailing the Campus Visit Center at


What happens at Nursing Visits?

Due to COVID-19 this spring semester of 2020...

To the right:

We are not currently having in-person campus visits. So we have uploaded a virtual tour of our Clinical Simulation Center at the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing. Check it out!

And scrolling down further:

The slide-bar picture block shows what you would see on a nursing tour in person. It varies a bit from the virtual tour.

Meet in 364 Health Sciences

with Nursing Faculty

Room 364 Health Sciences Classroom

Tour the Clinical Simulation Skills Lab

where students learn & practice

UW Nursing Skills Lab

Find out what nursing students study prepare for skills

Student refers to textbook prior to starting a new nursing skill

Hear about different nursing skills starting IVs

Students learn to start IVs in the skills lab

Learn about a black and white time

Skills Check-Offs!

Students prepare for skills check-offs

Be introduced to other simulators SAM

Faculty teach how to use the Simulated Auscultation Manikin, SAM

Visit the Nursing Station

...staffed by work study students

UW Nursing Station

See how we use Exam Rooms

with standardized patients

DNP student meets with a standardized patient in the CSC Exam Rooms for the DNP Program

Find out what makes SIM Man tick!

and what he can teach the students

Nursing staff take SIM Man apart

Check out the OB Simulators!

Meet Noelle and Baby Hal

Nursing Staff poses with OB simulators, Noelle and Baby Hal

Learn about using critical thinking skills

in simulation to prepare for clinical

Nursing students work as a team during a simulation exercise in preparation for clinical placements

Find out how much commuting students do

traveling to clinical placements

Car with nursing textbook and stethoscope

Find out what it takes to graduate

from the FWW School of Nursing!

Two happy UW Nursing Graduates!


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University of Wyoming
Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing
Dept. 3065; 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY  82071
Phone: (307) 766-4312
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