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The information below is for August 2012, stay tuned for 2013 details here!
Summit, the University of Wyoming’s Transitions Program, is a weekend program designed especially for new UW students. Each activity offers important information and experiences that will give you a leg up as you begin college at UW. Summit events will allow you to connect with teachers, interact with experienced students, engage with dynamic presentations—and kick off your college adventure!
- All freshmen, including those living off campus, are expected to participate in Summit.
- Transfer/Non-traditional students and veterans are encouraged to participate in events designed specifically for their needs.
Incoming freshmen are automatically registered for Summit. Transfers and Veterans should sign up to let us know they are coming. There are no additional costs associated with Summit.
Select the appropriate schedule for yourself on our schedule page to see what you'll be doing at Summit!
Climb to Success
How do I meet people who share my interests? What are the biggest hurdles new students face at UW? Compared to high school, what are the expectations and structures of college courses?
Coming to college will most likely be one of the most exciting and profound transitions you’ve had yet in your life. New people. New ways of learning and thinking about the world. New experiences, challenges, and accomplishments. The Summit Transition Program offers the next crucial step after orientation to helping you move into this uncharted territory with the knowledge and grounding for a successful, seamless transition. In this exciting program, you’ll meet new and advanced students at UW, uncover insights about your own personality that will help you in college and in life, listen to dynamic presentations, and participate in a Saturday event of your choice that will give you a new look at the scope of a college education. In the evenings, optional events will be offered by several organizations on campus.
The Summit Program offers invaluable preparation for handling any curves the first year might present. Focusing on key skills for college and connection with UW students and faculty, Summit will dramatically affect your mindset as you walk into your first class.
Here's what some past participants have to say about Summit:
- I met my group of friends through Summit.
- Summit was very fun!
- Summit CHANGED MY LIFE!
- I love casino night!
- Summit is a great way to get to know new people.