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Discovery Day Event

A special and free event for prospective students!

Date: March 23, 2024

Where: Wyoming Union | University of Wyoming | Laramie, WY




Discovery Day is a free Saturday event designed to introduce prospective students and parents to the UW experience in a group setting. Students get the opportunity to speak with representatives from academic colleges, campus organizations and admissions. Families will have the option to tour Prexy’s Pasture and a residence hall. Lunch is provided at Washakie Dining Center.



Start Here to Plan Your Visit

We're eager to help you make the most of your visit to campus during our event. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us!


Where to Stay icon

Laramie offers a wide range of lodging accommodations that are close to campus and various amenities around town. Be sure to view UW's special hotel discounts for visitors!

Explore Laramie icon

From our robust downtown full of art and culture to the awe-inspiring landscape that surrounds campus, this is a perfect opportunity to explore all that Laramie has to offer.

Campus Maps icon

If you arrive in Laramie early or stay an extra day to explore, we offer downloadable and interactive maps to help you navigate around campus.

Parking Information

Parking for UW Discovery Day is available in several locations near the Wyoming Union including the Ivinson Parking Garage and Cooper House Lot. Parking permits are not required on the weekend, unless an area is noted as enforced 24 hours (spaces marked wtih Reserved or "U" permit signs). Please note: The Wyoming Union parking lot os closed for construction. 


Directions to Laramie

Preparing to depart? Be sure to check out road conditions. The weather in Laramie can change quickly, so make sure to layer and bring a coat just in case!

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We're Eager to Help


Contact Us

UW Campus Visitor Center

Wyoming Union | 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-4075
Toll-Free: (800) 342-5996
Fax: (307) 766-4042
E-mail: VisitUW@uwyo.edu