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What our parents are saying:

“What an awesome opportunity, as a parent, to be involved with Cowboy Parents Council!  We are given a direct voice to UW, as our opinions are sought and valued in making decisions on issues that directly affect the education of our students.  As we meet with UW Administrators/staff, tour new facilities, and volunteer at UW events, I've been given an insight into UW that I would have never had without being on the council.  I've been able to share this journey with my three boys and I have enjoyed every minute!”

Pat Horton
Cowboy Parents Council member


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Cowboy Parents

Dept. 3066

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: (307) 766-5123

Fax: (307) 766-2696

Email: cowboyparents@uwyo.edu

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Cowboy Parents

University of Wyoming's Parents & Family Association

Family Weekend

Each year Family Weekend offers families an opportunity to share in the UW experience and spend time with their own special student.  Parents, grandparents, siblings, and other family members of currently enrolled UW students are invited to visit the UW-Laramie campus for an event-packed, memory-making weekend!  Family Weekend is hosted by Cowboy Parents and the UW Division of Student Affairs.

FAMILY WEEKEND REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN, PLEASE CLICK HERE!  FAMILY WEEKEND WILL BE SEPTEMBER 28 - 30!

*Registration Fees:

  • $70 per adult (12 years of age and older)

  • $25 per child (6-11 years of age)

  • Free for UW students and children 5 and younger

Additional event fees charged at time of registration:

  • Athletic Event Tickets (Section G is reserved $49 ticket within registration; if you prefer to sit with your student you will need to call the Athletic Ticket Office at (307) 766-7220 to purchase the $50 general admission ticket.)

Family Weekend is September 28 - 30, 2018.  All cancellations will be assessed a $20 handling fee per person registered, and must be received no later than September 14, 2018.  NO refunds will be made following September 14, 2018.

Family Weekend is a self-funded event.  The registration fee includes: light appetizers and refreshments while you pick up your packet during registration on Friday evening or Saturday morning, the Family Weekend Tailgate Lunch on Saturday, and the President's Brunch on Sunday morning with a chance to win prizes for UW students whom attend.  It also covers the cost of overhead expenses including publications, registration materials, staff, building and room rentals, equipment rentals, and non-ticketed events and activities offered throughout the weekend.  Event fees are kept to a minimum; the weekend is designed to break even by just covering its expenses.

Schedule coming soon!


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What our parents are saying:

“What an awesome opportunity, as a parent, to be involved with Cowboy Parents Council!  We are given a direct voice to UW, as our opinions are sought and valued in making decisions on issues that directly affect the education of our students.  As we meet with UW Administrators/staff, tour new facilities, and volunteer at UW events, I've been given an insight into UW that I would have never had without being on the council.  I've been able to share this journey with my three boys and I have enjoyed every minute!”

Pat Horton
Cowboy Parents Council member


Contact Us

Cowboy Parents

Dept. 3066

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: (307) 766-5123

Fax: (307) 766-2696

Email: cowboyparents@uwyo.edu

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