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Cowboy Parents

University of Wyoming's Parents & Family Association

Programs and Activities

On-going programs and activities hosted and sponsored by Cowboy Parents include:

  • The Wyoming Family e-newsletter , keeping you informed on need-to-know student and university issues
  • A UW Calendar and Handbook for Parents , providing one-stop information on UW parent and student resources
  • For Parents , an e-newsletter for the parents of incoming freshmen
  • James C. Hurst "Each Student--A Person" Award , honoring faculty and staff who are exceptional in creating a caring community for UW students
  • Welcome Call Program, welcoming parents of incoming freshmen with an informal phone call from a Cowboy Parent member
  • Cowboy Parents fall reception , parents and families can drop-in for refreshments, conversation with Cowboy Parents Council members and UW administrators, and to learn more about campus resources available to them during Summit/Freshman Move-In Weekend in August
  • Family Weekend , an opportunity each fall to share in your student's UW experience

UW services:

  • The DIA Shuttle, co-sponsored with other campus entities, to provide students with low-cost transportation to the Denver International Airport at key campus breaks and holidays. View for a schedule and more information.


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