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UW Orientation

Students socializing on Prexies Pasture

The University of Wyoming has a mandatory advising policy for all students (except non-degree graduate and distance students). Each semester a student must see his or her advisor to discuss a schedule of classes before he or she can register. Advisors are the only individuals authorized to release PERC (Personal Enrollment Registration Code) numbers each semester.

Fall 2020 Orientation on the Laramie Campus

  • Wednesday, June 10
  • Wednesday, June 24

Orientation registration is open.  Students must confirm their enrollment and pay their deposit prior to being able to register.  Please note, it may take up to one business day after you pay your enrollment deposit for your Orientation link to become active on your account.  Click here to login to your WyoRecords account and then click the Orientation Signup link to begin. 

Starting May 1, please reach out to your college's Advising Center (listed below) to set-up an advising appointment so you can register for your Fall 2020 classes.  You do not need to wait until June Orientation to sign up for your classes.


Things To Do Before Your Orientation

  • Log in to WyoWeb
    • Go to wyoweb.uwyo.edu and login. If you have never logged in before, choose “Obtain Username and Initial Password.”
    • Ensure your major is listed correctly. If not, email Admissions at admissions@uwyo.edu with your W# and updated major.
    • Complete every required action item on your interactive checklist.
      • Upload a picture for your WyoOne Student ID (this may take a few days to upload, so please plan ahead and do this early) and
      • Take the math placement exam, if necessary. Talk with your advisor if you aren’t sure whether you need to take it or not.
  • Before you are able to register for classes, you must completed the following:
    • submit your MMR vaccination records via wyoweb.uwyo.edu
    • submit official transcripts to date from every college/university you have attended, even if it was only for one class or you withdrew/failed.

On Orientation Day

  • Bring copies of your transcripts from every college/university you have attended.  Unofficial copies are ok.  These are just for reference during your advising session.
  • Bring your current class schedule.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather! You'll be walking to various locations on campus.

Academic Advising

Each academic college, as well as the School of Energy Resources and the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, has an advising coordinator for transfer students; there is an advising coordinator for undeclared students, as well. These individuals are available to assist you if you are not able to attend a Transfer, Non-Traditional, or Veteran Student Orientation. When appropriate, they will help get you connected with your academic department and a faculty advisor.

Transfer Advising Coordinators

Arts and Sciences
Aaron Freland ▪ asadvise@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-4013

Agriculture and Natural Resources
Kerry Casper ▪ kcasper2@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-3046

Business
Peter M. & Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center ▪ success@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-UBIZ (8249)

Education
Christi Thompson ▪ chutch@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-2230

Engineering and Applied Science
College of Engineering Advising Center ▪ ceas-advising@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-4253

Health Sciences
Craig Vaske ▪ cvaske@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-3499

Undeclared
ACES (Advising, Career, and Exploratory Studies) ▪ aces@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-2398

School of Energy Resources
Pam Henderson ▪ pamelah@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-6879

Haub School of Environment And Natural Resources
haub.school@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-5080

Distance Students
Becky Despain ▪ bdespain@uwyo.edu ▪ 307-766-2398


Questions? Feel free to contact us at (307) 766-5160 or Admissions@uwyo.edu

Contact Us

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Department 3435

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5160

Toll Free: (800) 342-5996

Fax: (307) 766-4042

Email: admissions@uwyo.edu

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