Other University Services
The Bookstore is a self-supporting university department founded in 1921. It provides students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors with a variety of products and services. In order to fulfill its primary mission, the bookstore stocks new and used textbooks, textbook rentals, e-textbooks, general books, school supplies, office products, educationally priced computer software, fine art supplies and electronics. The University Bookstore is an authorized Lenovo distributor and an Apple Authorized campus store offering a full line of Apple products and accessories. As a convenience, the Bookstore also stocks additional items such as gifts, insignia gifts and clothing, greeting cards, candy and sundries. Services the Bookstore provides include prepaid textbook reservations, bookbinding, special order book service, cap and gown rental, used book buyback, and postage stamps, as well as UPS, FAX and Federal Express.
The Bookstore is located on the main level of the Wyoming Union. Hours of operation during the academic year are: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; TBA Saturday.
Theresa Bogard, Department Head
2049 Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts, (307) 766-5242
The Department of Music offers many opportunities for students to participate in musical activities, as well as, to hear concerts by faculty artists, student ensembles and visiting artists. All qualified students within the university, no matter their major, are invited to participate for credit in any of the following: Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Collegiate Chorale, Opera Theater, Jazz Band, Bel Canto, Singing Statesmen, Civic Chorus, and the many smaller ensembles such as string ensembles, brass ensembles, percussion ensemble, and various chamber groups. Note: some ensembles are by audition only. Private lessons on any instrument and voice are available at a fee to all interested students.
Summer offerings may include lessons, workshops, seminars, and regular courses. A summer music camp for students in grades 7 through 12 is also offered which includes band, choral, orchestral and keyboard experiences culminating in gala concerts. For further information, please write to the Department of Music, Dept. 3037, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071 or email@example.com.
Theatre and Dance
Leigh Selting, Department Head
2099 Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts, (307) 766-2198
Theatre and Dance at the University of Wyoming offers students an excellent opportunity to participate in all aspects of theatre and dance arts. Auditions for productions are open to all qualified students within the university regardless of major or college. The production program provides opportunities for students to participate in technical theatre stage crews, set construction, costuming, lighting and sound. There are also opportunities to perform dance, drama, musicals and operas. Playwriting, screen writing, directing and choreography are available through upper-division courses. The BCPA contains a proscenium theatre, an experimental theatre, a thrust theatre, an acting for the camera studio and two dance studios, plus full support facilities for scene and costume construction. Full-time university students may purchase tickets through the Fine Arts Ticket Office at a greatly reduced price.
University Police Department
Mike Samp, Chief of Police
1426 E. Flint, (307) 766-5179
Web site: http://www.uwyo.edu/uwpd/
The University Police Department is responsible for crime prevention, public safety, and law enforcement in the UW community. The department is staffed by 15 certified peace officers, five security guards, and eight full‑time staff members. All officers are fully trained and have arrest authority. The department operates 24 hours per day, 365 days a year. To keep members of the UW community aware of police activity on campus, the department maintains a chronological log of all incidents reported to the department. This log is open for public inspection through the UWPD web site. University crime reports are also included annually in the United States Department of Justice publication, Crime in the United States. Crime statistics, as well as other public safety information, are included in the Annual Security/Clery Report, which is available online. Department personnel present public safety programs upon request to any group or organization. Further information is available through the UWPD World Wide Web site.
The University of Wyoming Bicycle Program was developed to promote an environment in which bicycles, pedestrians, and motor vehicles can safely co-exist. Persons riding bicycles are asked to familiarize themselves with the regulations and bike paths described in the pamphlet Safe Cycling at UW, which is available on the University Police Department web site. All bicycles must be registered.
Traffic and Parking Regulations
For parking information see the TransPark website at www.uwyo.edu/tap.
University of Wyoming Alumni Association
Keener Fry, Executive Director
222 South 22nd Street, (307) 766-4166
Web site: www.uwyo.edu/alumni/
The University of Wyoming Alumni Association has been serving the university and alumni since the association was first organized in 1895. The primary role of the UWAA is to connect and reconnect alumni to the institution and each other through effective communication and meaningful engagement. The Alumni Association creates partnerships that advance UW and enrich the lives of students and alumni worldwide.
The Alumni Association currently serves over 120,000 former students of the University of Wyoming. UWAA provides scholarships to Wyoming and out-of-state high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students, non-traditional students, Wyoming community college transfer students, veterans and underrepresented multicultural students with a commitment of over $150,000 annually. UWAA promotes faculty excellence and development with its annual Outstanding Faculty Award. The Outstanding Faculty Award was created for graduating seniors who wish to nominate a teacher/professor who made a difference in their college careers.
In the fall of 2014, the UWAA expanded its external alumni relations activities to the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center and joined the Admissions Office, the Center for Advising and Career Services, and the UW Foundation to offer enhanced services to students and alumni. The historic Alumni House, located at 214 South 14th Street, continues to serve the central campus and our students.
The Wyo-Gold Student Alumni Association works to increase student awareness of what the Alumni Association means to the university. Each year, Wyo-Gold also sponsors the UW Homecoming Parade and senior send-off.
Office of Alumni Relations
214 S. 14th Street, (307) 766-4166
Web Site: www.uwyo.edu/cowboyparents
Cowboy Parents is an organization that provides parents and families with their own University of Wyoming connection serving as a conduit for information and assistance. Cowboy Parents offers opportunities for families to get involved with the goal of promoting student success while also providing the institution with a unique perspective from parents and families. Cowboy Parents provides email updates, frequent and timely publications, volunteer opportunities, and much more.