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UW Family Weekend Registration Under Way

August 23, 2012

Activities both on campus and in the Laramie community are planned for Family Weekend Sept. 28-30, at the University of Wyoming.

Registrations are now being accepted for Family Weekend, which offers families an opportunity to share the UW experience and spend time with their students. Parents, grandparents, siblings and other family members of currently enrolled UW students are invited to visit the UW campus for an event-packed weekend.

Cowboy Parents and the UW Division of Student Affairs host Family Weekend.

Among activities scheduled are an academic colleges open house in Coe Library; tours of campus, UW Art Museum, Laramie Plains Museum and Wyoming Territorial Prison; panel discussions; a family dinner at Washakie Dining Center; walking tour of historic downtown Laramie; 5K run/walk; family barbeque; hiking at Vedauwoo recreation area; and the president’s brunch.

Cost is $65 for adults; $35 for children 12 years and older; $25 for children ages 6-11; and free for children under age 5. Most events are free, but some activities require an additional fee.

To register in advance and for a list of activities each day, visit the website at

For more information, contact Kim Shannon in Student Affairs, at (307) 766-5123 or email

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