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UW Orientation

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The University of Wyoming has a mandatory advising policy for all students (except non-degree graduate and distance students). Some colleges utilize professional advising staff, while in some colleges faculty advise students. Either way, 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.

Spring 2018 Orientation

January 19, 2018-scheduled posted soon

Students who have confirmed their enrollment and need to register for classes should contact the Advising Coordinator listed below for their college to get connected with an advisor.  Registration for the January 19 Orientation can be found on your personalized checklist in WyoRecords, located on WyoWeb. Please note it may take up to one business day after you pay your enrollment deposit for your Orientation link to be available on your WyoWeb.

Things To Do Before Orientation/Advising Day

  • Log in to WyoWeb
    • Go to and choose "Obtain Username and Initial Password" if you have never logged in before.
    • Complete every required action item on your interactive checklist prior to starting class.
    • Upload a picture for your WyoOne Student ID (this may take a few days to upload, so please plan ahead and do this early)
    • Before you are able to register for classes, you must completed the following:
      • pay your enrollment deposit (must be paid before you can register for orientation),
      • send in your MMR vaccination records,
      • submit official transcripts to date from every college/university you have attended even if it was only for one class or you withdrew/failed, and
      • take your math placement exam, if necessary.
  • Obtain copies of transcripts from each college/university you have attended.

On Orientation Day

  • Bring your transcripts. Please bring a copy of your current transcripts from every college/university you have attended, even if you have already sent us one.
  • Bring your current class schedule.
  • Wear comfortable shoes! 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 home academic department and a faculty advisor.

Transfer Advising Coordinators

Arts and Sciences
Michelle Anderson ▪ ▪ 307-766-2641

Agriculture and Natural Resources
Kerry Casper ▪ ▪ 307-766-4034

Denise Sheen ▪ ▪ 307-766-2063

Christi Thompson ▪ ▪ 307-766-2230

Engineering and Applied Science
Laurie Bonini ▪ ▪ 307-766-4254

Health Sciences
Craig Vaske ▪ ▪ 307-766-3499

Richard Miller ▪ ▪ 307-766-2398

School of Energy Resources
Pam Henderson ▪ ▪ 307-766-6879

Haub School of Environment And Natural Resources
Maggie Bourque ▪ ▪ 307-766-5089

Distance Students
Becky Despain ▪ ▪ 307-766-2398

Questions? Feel free to contact us at (307) 766-5160 or

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