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Consumer Information|Division of Student Affairs


This page is provided to give you ready access via the World Wide Web to important information about our university. It is crucial that you be informed and aware of your rights. This page provides a list of web sites with information about gaining financial assistance, your education record, campus security, graduation rates, file sharing, and UW in general.

Institutional Information

• Academic planning for the future
• Academic programs
• Accreditations
• Career and job placement services
• College Navigator site of the U.S. Department of Education
• Complaint Tracking
• Costs for attending UW
• Dashboard for UW
• Employment of UW graduates
• Service and Assistance Animal Policy
• Services and facilities for students with disabilities
• Student activities
• Teacher Preparation Report
• Textbook information including costs by course
• Transfer of academic credits
• Who & how to contact UW administrators 
• Withdrawal procedures

Financial Assistance Information

Office of Student Financial Aid
Financial assistance available at UW
How to apply
Eligibility requirements
Selection criteria and how we determine a student's award amount(s)
• Verification of application data
Retention criteria
Satisfactory academic progress evaluations and processes
Financial aid disbursement procedures
• Loan terms and repayment: Federal Direct Loans, Perkins Loans, Parent Loans, Private Loans
Our refund and return of federal funds policies
Student employment jobs and terms
Federal aid for exchange & study abroad students
Exit counseling for student loan borrowers

Information About Our Students

• Completion & Graduation Rates for All Students 
This information provides data on first-time, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates who graduated or completed their degree programs within 150 percent of the normally required time (usually 6 years after entry to UW).

• Completion & Graduation Rates for Recipients of Federal Pell Grants, Federal Student Loans, or no Federal aid

 Completion & Graduation Rates for Student-Athletes
This information outlines the number of students, by race and gender, who attended UW and for each sport who received athletically-related aid, who graduated within 150 percent of the normal time required, and the average completion rates for the four most recent graduating classes.

• Athletic Participation Rates and Financial Information (Click on "Get data for one institution" and enter University of Wyoming in the "Name of Institution" box, then click "Search.")

This report describes the number and gender of coaches and student athletes in each intercollegiate sport offered at UW, the revenue and expenses associated with each sport, athletically-related financial aid, recruiting expenditures, and coaches' salaries. 

Health and Safety Information

• Alcohol & Other Drugs Policy
Vaccinations/immunization Policy
• Campus Security Report (Click on "Get data for one institution/campus" and enter University of Wyoming in the "Name of Institution" box, then click "Search.")

This report provides statistics from the three (3) most recent calendar years about crimes and arrests that have occurred on campus, in UW facilities off-campus, and on public property near the campus. It provides statistics on crimes and violations of UW policies involving prejudice, bodily injury, liquor laws, drug laws and illegal weapons possession.

In addition, the report outlines laws, policies, and procedures governing the reporting of crimes and emergencies, UW's response to such reports, campus security and access to facilities, educational programs and crime prevention efforts, and possession and use of alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs.

Missing Person Policy

Sexual Misconduct Policy

Students Rights & Responsibilities

Student Code of Conduct

• The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act
This information describes four specific rights of a UW student in relationship to his/her educational records: 1) the right to see the educational records that the institution is keeping on the student; 2) the right to seek amendment to those records; 3) the right to consent to disclosure of his/her records; and 4) the right to file a complaint with the FERPA Compliance Office.

Electronic File Sharing
It is illegal to distribute copyrighted material, without permission from the owner of the copyright. This includes unauthorized peer-to-peer file sharing. Violators may be subject to civil and criminal liabilities and penalties, as well as adjudication under the UW Student Code of Conduct.

Printed copies of the information referenced on this page are available. To request this information in an alternative format, or to obtain additional information or printed copies, please contact the Office of Student Affairs, Department 3066, 1000 East University Avenue, Laramie, Wyoming, 82071, Phone: (307) 766-5123 ● Fax: (307) 766-2696 ● Email: ● Web:

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