Current Graduate Student Resources
Division of Kinesiology and Health
The University of Wyoming provides a multitude of resources to enhance your graduate
career - or at least make your life easier! If you can't find what you're looking
for, please contact your department's Office Associate(s), or call Academic Affairs
at (307) 766-4286.
Kinesiology and Health scholarships are open to all levels of study.
Graduate Student Handbook
Graduate Student Assistants are bombarded with rules, policies, and information about
college life in general. The Graduate Student Handbook will be shared with you at
the beginning of your first semester and updated when necessary. This Handbook is
designed to assist with learning the procedures used in the Division of Kinesiology
and Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Wyoming. Please read the enclosed
information as soon as you can. You will be amazed at the number of questions that
will be answered for you in this booklet!
Important information in the Handbook includes:
Program of study information for thesis and Plan B options
Typical 2-year timelines for completion of the MS degree
Semester-by-semester advising checklist
Graduate student learning standards and assessment
Graduate assistantship job description
Division of Kinesiology and Health graduate students are encouraged to apply for up
to $800 in funding to participate in professional meetings or conferences on a rolling
basis. Examples include but are not limited to traveling to a professional meeting
or conference to present research, receive an award, or participate in UW-sponsored
group activities. This support does not include RMACSM or SHAPE America National Convention,
which will be covered by other funding mechanisms.
When additional funding is available, the division may consider offering more than
$800 for students who have essential needs. Under this circumstance, priorities will
be given to students who will attend international conferences, students who have
applied for other travel support, students who will receive an award or give an oral
presentation, and students who have been in the graduate program longer.
To apply for this travel award, the student needs to obtain support from the advisor
and submit the following documents to the graduate program coordinator and division
head for review.
Documentation of Travel Purposes. For students who are presenting research or receiving
awards, the notice of accepted abstracts or awards will fulfill this requirement.
For students who are only attending the conference, a letter of application is required
to describe how the conference will help enhance professional development and research
Graduate Student Internship Procedure
A contract needs to be established between UW and the internship site. UW has established
contracts with many potential internship sites. Please consult with your advisor and
the graduate program coordinator to see whether a new contract needs to be established.
Submit the application form, a background check, and a copy of your BLS/CPR certification card to the graduate program coordinator.
A letter of confirmation will be sent from the graduate program coordinator to the
internship site supervisor.
The graduate program coordinator will process the required insurance for the graduate
The student will report internship hours twice (midterm and final) through WyoCourses
for the graduate program coordinator to review.
The internship site supervisor will complete two evaluations (midterm and final) through
the K&H graduate student website for the graduate program coordinator to review.
Graduate Student Internship Site Supervisor Evaluations
SITE SUPERVISOR/EVALUATOR -- MID-TERM
Due Date - no later than the end of week 9 (one week after mid-term)
SITE SUPERVISOR/EVALUATOR -- FINAL
Due Date - no later than week 16 (one week after the internship is completed)