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Family Weekend

What is Family Weekend?

Each year Family Weekend offers families an opportunity to share in the UW experience and spend time with their own special student.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, and other family members of currently enrolled UW students are invited to visit the UW-Laramie campus for an event-packed, memory-making weekend! Family Weekend is hosted by the UW Division of Student Affairs.




WEEKEND EVENTS

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20% off coupon to the University Store

All Weekend

University of Wyoming student Union

1000 E University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071
Come check out the University store located in the University of Wyoming Union and receive 20% off. The coupon is good for all weekend. Coupon is only given to those registered for family weekend events.


FRIDAY


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27th

FRI


Registration/Check-in

2:00 PM

University of Wyoming Student Union Breezeway

1000 E University Ave, Laramie, Wyoming 82072
Come register or check-in for Family weekend, to participate in late registration please call (307) 766-5123. We will be offering campus tours every half hour until 4:00 PM. 

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27th

FRI


UWAA Kickoff Friday

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

The University of Wyoming Alumni Association is hosting kickoff Friday with appetizers and a cash bar.

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27th

FRI


Laramie Farmer’s Market & Downtown Mash-Up

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Farmers Market 

7:00 PM – 11:00 PM Downtown Mash-Up

Parking lot north of Depot Park on S. 1st ST.

Come check out downtown Laramie and enjoy some local music. The Farmers Market has fresh produce, handmade goods, seasonal cocktails, live music, and local art. The downtown Mashup is filled with live music, scavenger hunts, and games. Stop by the family weekend booth and play family feud!

The first 100 UW students with I.D. will each receive a $10 token from  the UniWyo Federal Credit Union to be spent at the Farmers Market!

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27th

FRI


Cowgirls Soccer – San Diego State vs. UW

4:00 PM

Madrid Sports Complex

19th Street & Willett Drive, Laramie, WY 82072
The Cowgirl soccer team will open up a two-game road swing and Mountain West Conference action on Friday, against the San Diego State Aztecs followed by an afternoon match on Sunday against the New Mexico Lobos.


SATURDAY


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SAT


Registration/Check-in

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

University of Wyoming Student Union Breezeway

1000 E University Ave, Laramie, Wyoming 82072
Come register or check-in for Family weekend. Call the student affairs office directly if you are unable to make it to one of our registration times. (307) 766-5123 

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28th

SAT


Family Fun Run/Walk/Roll

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM Check-in

8:00 AM Start time

University of Wyoming Recreation Fields

We will be hosting a 5k walk/run. The start/finish location is at the Recreation Fields on Willett and N. 22nd in front of the tennis complex. Click here for a route map.

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28th

SAT


National Public Lands day

9:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Half Acre Gym

National Public Lands Day is a day in which local, state, federal and other agencies and organizations come together to learn about, serve and play on public lands. Join us at Vedauwoo Recreation Area to give back to the community and help keep Laramie's surrounding forests thriving. Please register here bit.ly/npldwyo for National Public Lands Day.

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28th

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Vedauwoo Hike

12:00 PM

Turtle Rock

There will be a hiking event at Vedauwoo National forest. Please meet for the hike at the Turtle Rock entrance, also participants need to be made aware of the $5 parking fee! Please be sure to provide an accurate email when registering to receive updates on when and where to meet.

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28th

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Tailgate

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Tailgate Park

Head on over to Tailgate Park to enjoy some lunch and games! Entry will be granted to those registered for family Weekend only.

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28th

SAT


UNLV vs. UW

6:00 PM

War Memorial Stadium

The Cowboys open the Mountain West conference season at home taking on the University of Nevada Las Vegas Rebels. This will be the first time the Cowboys take on the Rebels in Laramie since 2015, and currently, have a 4-0 record against the Rebels at home. Athletics is asking fans to wear white Wyoming apparel to the game to give the stadium a White-Out effect.


SUNDAY


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SUN


UW President’s Brunch

9:00 AM

Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

Head on over to the Gateway Center and enjoy a delicious brunch with the President.

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29th

SUN


Cowgirls Soccer – New Mexico vs. UW 

1:00 PM

Madrid Sports Complex

Come on out to support Cowgirls soccer as they follow up their Friday match by taking on the New Mexico Lobos.



What's Included in the Cost of Registration?

Family Weekend is a self-funded event so your registration fee includes: the Family Weekend Tailgate Lunch on Saturday, President Brunch on Saturday, and Half acre gym access all weekend .  It also covers the cost of overhead expenses including publications, registration materials, staff, building and room rentals, equipment rentals, and non-ticketed events and activities offered throughout the weekend.  Event fees are kept to a minimum; the weekend is designed to break even by just covering its expenses. Please see our event schedule for more information

 

How to Register

To participate in late registration please call (307) 766-5123. This is all you need to do in order to register for the event. If you have any questions about registration please contact us at studentaffairs@uwyo.edu.

 

Canceling your registration

Family Weekend is September 27 - 29, 2019.  All cancellations will be assessed a $20 handling fee per person registered and must be received no later than September 13, 2019. NO refunds will be made following September 13, 2019.  Family Weekend Registrations are non-transferable. If you are unable to attend Family Weekend, please call 307-766-5123 to cancel your registration.

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