University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 3124
Laramie, WY 82071
Frequently Asked Questions
When are fingerprints taken?
Fingerprints and VIN inspections are done Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.. to 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., subject to officer availability.
How do I go about storing my weapons with UWPD?
Currently, the UWPD can only store weapons for students living on the University of Wyoming campus. Students may only store 3 weapons plus a bow. A valid UW ID and the weapons are needed to check in.
When is the next bicycle/found property auction?
The annual auction is held in the first weeks of September. The 2014 auction was held on September 10, 2014. Please check back for the September 2015 date.
How do I protect my laptop or other mobile devices?
UW Information Technology has created a web site with tips for protecting your laptop and other mobile devices. For more information click here.
UWPD seems to make a lot of arrests and write a lot tickets for alcohol issues. Why is that?
86.3% of Wyoming residents surveyed listed alcohol use by youth under the age of 21 as a serious or somewhat serious problem.
94.6% of Wyoming residents surveyed believe "Local Law Enforcement should strongly enforce laws regulating alcohol use by youth under the age of 21."
93.9% of Wyoming residents surveyed believe "Adults who supply alcohol to youth under the age of 21 should be prosecuted."
71% of Wyoming residents surveyed believe that binge drinking on college campuses is a serious or somewhat serious problem.
86.8% of Wyoming residents surveyed believe that drinking and driving is a serious or somewhat serious problem.
Source: Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center, "Wyoming Alcohol Issues Survey", 2006
Alcohol was a contributing factor in 85.58% of all arrests in Albany County from 2009-2010
Alcohol was a factor in 85.51% of all arrests by UWPD in 2009-2010
Source: Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police, "Alcohol and Crime in Wyoming", 2010
Click HERE to learn more about the effects of underage drinking in Wyoming