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Resource Centers at the University of Wyoming

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Multicultural Resource Center

The place for personal and intellectual exploration on academic excellence, student leadership & advocacy, inter-cultural awareness, and diversity.

Located in Room 103 of the Wyoming Union, the Multicultural Resource Center is a space provided by Multicultural Affairs which serves as a home-away-from-home for University of Wyoming students.  The MRC offers support services for students from all backgrounds in an environment that values diversity.

The MRC houses collections of ethnic magazines, books and videos that have a focus on culture, diversity and academics.  The MRC also provides access to eight computers, printers (black and white/color), study tables, a flat screen TV, and some of the most comfortable couches in the Wyoming Student Union. 


Native American Education Research and Cultural Center

The Native American Education Research and Cultural Center is a resource to American Indian students to facilitate their success and optimize their college experience. It will also enrich all UW students’ education as they broaden their knowledge of indigenous people, their history and culture. The center will honor American Indian heritage and demonstrate respect for Native people’s cultures, traditions, laws and diverse expressions of sovereignty. Housed in the facility will be a student retention advisor offering academic support services, the American Indian Studies program, the High Plains American Indian Research Institute, the student organization Keepers of the Fire, and other programs designed to recruit and retain American Indian students.


Nontraditional Student Resource Center

The Nontraditional Center sponsors social events, recreational activities, charitable service, and educational seminars to help build the campus community.We welcome students who identify with any of the following:

  • 25+ years old
  • Working on a Masters or Doctoral degree
  • Married
  • A parent
  • Responsible for dependents
  • A ward/dependent of the court
  • A US Armed Forces Veteran
  • A child of deceased parents
  • A staff member or adult learner taking courses on a part-time basis


Rainbow Resource Center

The Rainbow Resource Center serves as resource for the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Wyoming, as well as for members of the Laramie, and Southeastern Wyoming communities. Our goal is to provide a safe and supportive place for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, and queer individuals and their families and friends. The RRC welcomes all regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender or affiliation with the University. The RRC is located in Wyoming Union 106. Please stop by and become acquainted.


Veterans Services Center

The Veterans Services Center (VSC) welcomes you to the University of Wyoming!  At the University of Wyoming you will find a Veteran community like no other.  With over 700 Veterans currently attending school, the Veterans Services Center is your hub to connect with other like-minded students.  We look forward to meeting you and introducing you with our staff, who will be happy to show you all the amenities our center has to offer.

Your decision to attend the UWYO is a transition into a new chapter of your life that we are dedicated to helping you navigate.  The Veterans Services Center offers many resources to our student Veterans and students who are dependents of Veterans including:

  • Free coffee and snacks (along with an individual coffee mug)
  • Monthly social Events
  • Scholarship information and applications
  • In State Tuition Information
  • Information on Financial Aid
  • Assistance getting Military Transcripts and credit for Military Training
  • Outdoor Events and Programs
  • Information on Disability Support Services
  • Military Activation academic Withdrawal/Drop procedures
  • VA Work study opportunities
  • Assistance with Veterans Affairs  


Women's Programs

The Women's Center (WC) welcomes all students, especially the women of this campus. The center provides resources for women students and collaborates on women's leadership programs.

The WC serves as place for women to meet other women, to study, use computers, seek resource information, ask questions, hold study groups, eat lunch, and touch base with the Women's Student Leaders. Women find friends and support among their peers and the staff at the center. Many of you are women with families, single mothers, and women students earning their degree at UW.

Contact Us

Multicultural Affairs

Wyoming Union 103

Laramie, WY

Phone: (307)766-6463


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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