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Current 2020 BSW students in the Division of Social Work.

Welcome to the Division of Social Work


Prospective Students: Apply now for admission to the BSW program.

Click on the link to begin your application: Application for Fall 2020

  • Applications submitted in spring term for the Fall 2020 cohort are due by 5 pm on Friday, April 10, 2020.
  • If mailing your application, it must be postmarked by the above dates.
  • Completed applications and all related materials can also be submitted via email to Christina Lepper at


Students enjoying ice cream.BSW Student Launches Business with Ellbogen Entrepreneurial Grant - Supporting Community Members with Disabilities 

TeaLayna Hill, a senior in the BSW program, and her sister Tesa Halter were delighted to have the opportunity to compete in the University of Wyoming John P. Ellbogen Business Competition. They developed a detailed business plan throughout the year and presented Torch Creamery at the final competition in April. They received the third place prize in the amount of $10,000. 

Torch Creamery is a new company with a mission to advocate for people with disabilities while also establishing meaningful employment. To accomplish this Torch Creamery will provide quality ice cream to the community.

The business will make its first appearance June 2020, in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, and will franchise within the next couple of years. Although Torch Creamery will be selling ice cream, it is imperative to note that this is more than just ice cream; it is a way to advocate for and empower the highly valuable people that are often dismissed in the workforce. By doing so, Torch Creamery will give this community the opportunities that they deserve and fight to diminish the typical yet harmful beliefs about people with disabilities.

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Would You like to Make a Difference? 

Think Social Work at the University of Wyoming!

This is Our Vision

The Division of Social Work envisions a global community in which our graduates serve as ethical social work leaders who promote social, economic and environmental justice, human rights, and health and well-being for individuals, families, organizations, and communities.

  • Dynamic student centered faculty 
  • Small class size with individualized attention on student success 
  • Providing diverse career opportunities in Social Work


Contact Us

University of Wyoming
College of Health Sciences
Division of Social Work
Dept. 3632
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Phone: (307) 766-6112
Fax: (307) 766-6839

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