Visiting campus will give you a true picture of what it’s like to attend college at
the University of Wyoming. Our campus tours are open year-round and there is much
to see and do when you come to Laramie for your stay. Our vibrant community has opportunities to explore no matter what time of year you visit so you can make
the most of your campus tour! This page will help you find discounted hotel and lodging
accommodations, directions to campus and even plan fun things to do while you’re here.
Be sure to check road and travel conditions before you depart for Laramie as weather
can change quickly.
Hilton Garden Inn(307) 745-5500 | 2229 Grand Avenue15% off, Friends & Family of UW Rate(except during special events such as football games and graduation.)Must call the hotel directly to get this rate.
AmericInn Lodge & Suites(307) 745-0777 | 4712 East Grand Avenue10% off plus free breakfast, mention Discovery Discount or the Go Wyo Rate(except during special events such as football games, graduation,Jubilee Days and Cheyenne Frontier Days.)
Best Western(307) 745-5700 | 1767 North Banner Road10-15% off standard rate depending on dates of stay(except during special events such as football games, graduation, and Frontier Days.)Must call hotel directly to get this rate.
Comfort Inn(307) 742-6665 | 1655 Centennial Drive15% discount, that includes free, full breakfast buffet & WiFi.Indoor pool and hot tub. Ask for the Pistol Pete special rate.Restrictions apply.
Econo Lodge(307) 745-8900 | 1370 N. McCue Street10% off. Use promo code ECONO10.
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott(307) 460-2100 | 1673 Centennial Drive10% off standard rate during stay (includes free breakfast)for friends and family of UW (except during specialevents such as football games and graduations.)
Holiday Inn(307) 721-9000 | 204 S 30th Street15% off retail room rate (except during special events such as UW football games,
UW graduation, High School sporting events, Jubilee Days, Cheyenne Frontier Days,
Quality Inn & Suites University(307) 721-8856 | 3420 East Grand Avenue15% off, please reference the UW Orientation/Visit Program for discount(except during special events such as football games and graduation.)
The Historic Plains Hotel(307) 638-3311 | 1600 Central Avenue20% off, mention the University of Wyoming Rate (based on availability and except
during Cheyenne Frontier Days.)
Parking for campus tours is located just off of E. Ivinson and S. 13th Street in the parking area north of Ivinson. Park in any of the “Future Cowboy Parking”
spots as you enter the east side of the lot. Immediately upon arrival, check-in with
the Campus Visitor Center and we will provide you with a parking permit to place on
the front dashboard of your vehicle to avoid a ticket. If you have a handicap placard,
feel free to park in any accessible spot and place the permit in the dashboard of
Once you have parked your car in a “Future Cowboy Parking” spot, follow the sidewalk
up to the main steps of the Wyoming Union. Enter the Union through the main west doors
and the Campus Visitor Center is located directly to your left.
Parking permits are not required on the weekend unless the area is noted as "Enforced
24 Hours". To take advantage of parking near the Wyoming Student Union parking is
available in several locations west of 15th Street, including:
Please note: The Wyoming Union parking lot is closed for construction.
A Note About Weekend Events:
Weekend events can often coincide with athletic home games, which can limit parking.
We recommend arriving at your event early to ensure you have plenty of time.
The University of Wyoming has dozens of high-tech facilities, performance and athletic
centers and so much more. If you want to explore specific parts of campus, check out
our interactive map along with some easy downloads so you can get the most out of
your visit to UW.
The main University of Wyoming campus is nestled in Laramie, Wyoming which sits in
the southeast end of Wyoming. Surrounded by National Forest, a state park and open
spaces, Laramie has an upbeat and lively downtown, dozens of designated parks and
plazas, and plenty of things to do when you’re not in class.
If you’re short on time, you can visit the many eateries and coffee shops on campus,
have a picnic in the famous Prexy’s Pasture or hang out in The Union where you’ll
find restaurants, gaming and much more.
Wyoming Union | 1000 E. University AvenueLaramie, WY 82071Phone: (307) 766-4075Toll-Free: (800) 342-5996Fax: (307) 766-4042E-mail: VisitUW@uwyo.edu