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UW Classes Begin Sept. 3

August 18, 2014
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Students can move into the UW residence halls beginning Friday, Aug. 29. Fall semester classes begin Wednesday, Sept. 3. (UW Photo)

University of Wyoming fall semester classes will begin Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Students will be able to move into UW residence halls starting at 7 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29. Freshmen students living in the residence halls and their parents are invited to the Washakie Center's Welcome to Wyoming dinner Friday from 4-6:30 p.m.

Also Friday, a pep rally and concert by country music star Craig Morgan is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Tailgate Park. Admission is free for the first 500 incoming first-year students. Adult tickets cost $25 in advance, $35 at the gate; student tickets cost $10 in advance, $15 on the day of the show; and children under 12 pay only $8. Tickets are available at the Wyoming Union Information desk and online at

The Cowboys open the football season against the University of Montana Grizzlies in War Memorial Stadium at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. President Dick McGinity will host a welcome barbecue for students Wednesday, Sept. 3, from 5-7 p.m. on Prexy’s Pasture.

Many activities are scheduled during “Cowboy Connect,” designed to help freshmen gain important knowledge about their transition to UW and have fun while interacting with their peers. A schedule of activities can be found at


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