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2012-2013 Calendar

Important dates to remember throughout the school year.


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Welcome from the President

An important message from the University of Wyoming's President, Thomas Buchanan. Read More...


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Advice to First Year Students

Four suggestions for parents in helping students make a successful leap into university life. Read More...


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The Best Years of Their Lives

While the college years are exciting, stimulating, and illuminating, they are also a time of potential stress interspersed with confusion, uncertainty, and loneliness. How can parents be helpful?  Read More...


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Cowboy Parents

Cowboy Parents is an organization that serves as the voice and connection of parents to the University of Wyoming.  How you can get involved. Read More...


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Insurance and Your Student

Learn about the importance of insurance for your student while he/she is attending the University of Wyoming. Read More...


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Health Issues for New College Students

While enrolled, students can receive high quality, comprehensive primary health-care services at the UW Student Health Service. Read More...


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Financial Aid

Does your child need financial assistance to attend college? Discover what the FAFSA is and how to apply for financial aid. Read More...


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Wyoming's Hathaway Scholarship

Learn about the Hathaway scholarship, who qualifies, and how to apply. Read More...


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Questions About FERPA

Common questions parents ask concerning FERPA are answered.


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Living and Dining on Campus

See what Residence Life and Dining Services offers for new students living in the residence halls.  Read More...


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Campus Safety

For parents, the safety of their UW student is a matter of deep concern. Learn some facts and information about the UW police department. Read More...


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Alcohol Education Requirement

All incoming Freshman are to complete Alcohol Edu for College, an online alcohol education program for students.  Read More...


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Student Employment

Learn how to help your student find employment opportunities on and off campus while he/she attends the University of Wyoming. Read More...


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Service, Leadership, and Community Engagement

Discover what the Service, Leadership, and Community Engagement group is, what they do, and how your student can get involved. Read More...


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Career Services

Join our team as your student's career coach and help him/her be successful!  Read More...


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Parent/Family Resources

This is a list of books and websites that may help you as the parent with sending your child to college. Read More...


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Connecting Parents to UW

A summary of this newsletter from the University of Wyoming's Vice President for Student Affairs, Sara Axelson. Read More...

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