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Veterans Services Center
Knight Hall, Room 241
Phone: 307-766-6908
Email: uw-vets@uwyo.edu

Veterans Resources

Campus Resources

  • The Veterans Services Center  

    • The Veterans Services Center is a "one-stop shop" for information on how to start school and what is required by you to start school.  Our staff is educated on what is required by the school and can assist you with any questions you may have.  For more information or questions please call us at 766-6908 or stop by.

  • Vet Center

    • Readjustment Counseling:  Dr. Michael Kesgard is a readjusting counseling therapist specializing in Combat stress, Theater, Deployment Stress, Military Sexual Trauma.  The University Counseling Center has provided Dr. Kesgard with a room for him to provide services for veterans attending school at UWYO.  Please call 307-778-7370 to schedule an appointment.
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Dean of Student Office
    • Late Arrival Procedures for Veterans
      Students who are arriving late to campus at the start of school due to their service in the military and/or participation in training exercises related to their military duty should contact the Dean of Students Office at 128 Knight Hall, (307) 366-3296, to consult with the staff about how to avoid being automatically dropped from classes and/or if more than 2 weeks will be missed, what options the student has.
    • Military Activation & Withdraw/Drop Procedures
      Students who are on alert or are activated should contact the Dean of Students office at (307) 766-3296 (or stop by 128 Knight Hall) to discuss their situation and plan for activation and submit a copy of their orders. The DOS staff will assist students with the withdrawal/drop procedures.
  • Student Financial Aid
    If you previously served in the armed forces you may be able to apply your benefits towards a college education. Simply come to the Office of Student Financial Aid and see a staff member in our VA area. You may also contact us by email at: vafinaid@uwyo.edu. While you are visiting the Financial aid office we will also be able to give you information how to apply for Federal Student Aid by completing the FAFSA online.
  • Outreach Credit Programs
    We welcome the non-traditional student to Outreach Credit Programs. You can earn a University of Wyoming degree from almost anywhere in the world. Let us show you the way to reach your educational goals.
  • Office of the Registrar
    The Office of the Registrar understands the unique circumstances surrounding military obligations and supports petitions for withdrawals/enrollments outside established deadlines. The Office of the Registrar accepts credit from military training records/transcripts following ACE guidelines for training which parallels courses offered at the University of Wyoming. A general policy statement on credit for military training is in the UW General Bulletin and is posted at link below.
  • Student Educational Opportunity
    Student Educational Opportunity provides academic success programs and services for eligible students.
  • The UW Alumni Association for veterans.  For more information and to apply please click on the link below.
  • Campus Counseling & Mental Health Resources

Federal, State, and Community Resources

  • Wyoming Army National Guard
  • Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
    The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services offers employment and training services to eligible veterans. With a variety of locations throughout the state, Workforce Centers provide career guidance, job search assistance, help with resume writing, assessments, labor market information, and supportive services. Job seekers who are veterans receive priority referral to jobs and training as well as special employment services and assistance. For more information, please contact a local Workforce Center. Contact information is provided at www.wyomingatwork.com or www.wyomingworkforce.org.
  • Wyoming Veterans Commission
    Wyoming Veterans Commission Service Officers inform Veterans and Family Members about State and Federal Benefits. They assist Veterans with forms, claims, awards, records, VA Health Care and answer Veteran related questions. Call 1-800-833-5987 or visit
    https//www.wy.ngb.army.mil/veterans for more information.
  • Wyoming Workforce Vocational Rehabilitation
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Veterans Crisis Line
  • Veteran's Educational Benefits
    Information on the GI Bill and the New Post 911 GI Bill.
  • Returning OEF/OIF Veterans
    Information for all returning war veterans regarding VA benefits and programs available.
  • Wyoming Military Family Assistance Center, Department of Defense
    5500 Bishop Boulevard, Cheyenne, WY 82009-3320. Phone: 307-772-5109.
    Serves families, marriage enrichment, children's retreats, and helps pay for child care for counseling sessions, etc. Also at P.O. Box 714 Afton, WY. Phone: 307-772-5212.
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Medical Center
    2360 E. Pershing Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82001. Phone: 307-778-7550.
    Medical support, suicide prevention, OEF/OIF Case managers, etc.
  • Wyoming Veterans Advocacy Program
    4408 E. 13th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001. Phone: 307-359-3856.
    WY health services funds/referrals/gaps in services, etc.
  • Laramie Wyoming Veterans Support Groups:
    • Firefighters for Vets: Contact D.C. Faber at dcfaber@ci.laramie.wy.us. Meets one Friday a month at 6:30 a.m. at the Fire station by the Laramie Junior High School.
    • Veteran's Group: Laramie Eppson Center for seniors, 1560 N. 3rd Street.
    • Grace After Fire: When women hurt, women help. An online social network for women veterans and their wellness. Phone: 307-258-1709 (Casper).
    • Military One Source: A 24/7 online resource for military members, spouses and families. Counseling, money matters, deployment, spouse employment, etc. Phone: 307-287-9473.
    • TRICARE: Military Health Benefits.
    • F. E. Warren Air Force Base: Phone: 307-773-1110. 

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