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Veterans

The Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid is honored to provide assistance to those veterans planning to utilize their benefits for tuition and fees.  UW proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program for non-resident students who do not qualify for the Choice Act program.

Principles of Excellence

Educational institutions participating in the Principles of Excellence program agree to the following guidelines that can be found (here).

Isakson and Roe Act Section 1018

Please review this important link to better understand how the University of Wyoming will comply with Isakson and Roe Act Section 1018 (here).

Additional tools to help you find the best fit for your educational goals:

  • Financing Plan available for those students who have completed the Free Application for College Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) within WyoRecords.
  • The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES College Navigator) (here).
  • U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard (here).
  • University of Wyoming’s Retention and Graduation (here).
  • The University of Wyoming’s Net Price Calculator (here).
  • UW Cost of Attendance (here).
  • Big Future Compare your Aid Awards (here).
  • Student’s Right to Know Act: Consumer Information (here).

Next Steps:

  • We encourage you to complete the FAFSA (here). Once UW receives your results, we will award you with any federal or state aid for which you are eligible.
  • Apply for a VA Benefits (here).
  • After you apply for VA Benefits you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility from the VA on average of six weeks.
  • Please provide a copy of the Certificate of Eligibility to the School Certifying Official, Dorie Gallegos.
  • Your next steps will be on the academic side; by working with an academic advisor to enroll for courses. This is an important step as Dorie will provide a certification to the VA regarding your semester enrollment after the Add/Drop period.
  • Please check your UWYO email, as you will be sent an electronic sign in request for the purpose of confirming your enrollment each month.
  • Be sure to engage with the Veterans Services Center for news, events, and further resources for military connected students.
Contact Us

Scholarships & Financial Aid

1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3335

Knight Hall, Room 174

Laramie, WY 82071-3335

Phone: (307) 766-2116

Fax: (307) 766-3800

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