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Staff Senate

Staff Senate

What is Staff Senate?

Governed by UW Regulation 1-3, Staff Senate was established in 1977 and represents UW staff employees, including both exempt and nonexempt. Staff Senate works together with the administration, faculty, students, and trustees for the betterment of the University of Wyoming. We encourage communication, advocate for staff development, and address staff concerns.

Over the years, Staff Senate has been instrumental in bringing numerous benefits and policy improvements to our constituents. 

Staff Senate meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except for July) at 1:15 p.m. in the Senate Chambers in the Wyoming Union and via Zoom – Meeting ID: 998 0483 0698. Guests are welcome to attend! 

If you couldn't make it to our May meeting, you can view the recording here. The passcode is g&6R6Zi@.

Serving on Staff Senate

Staff Senate currently has vacancies, and we encourage any staff member who is interested and eligible to consider serving the campus community by joining Staff Senate.

Employee Handbook and the Tuition Waiver Policy

The UW Employee Handbook is maintained by Human Resources. For questions, contact Human Resources

Staff Senate frequently receives questions on the tuition waiver policy, as the full policy is not included in the Employee Handbook. If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know.

Staff Listserv

Staff Senate maintains the UW staff listserv ( To find out more about the listserv, or to subscribe or unsubscribe, contact the Staff Senate Secretary.

2023 Staff Recognition Awards

SRD Nominations Callout Index 2023

Nominate your colleagues for this year's staff awards!
Select a survey link below to submit a nomination or visit the Staff Recognition Day webpage for more details:

2023 Staff Years of Service Awards


Staff Senate has recently compiled the Years of Service List for Staff Recognition Day 2023.  Please note that Staff Senate recognizes years of service of classified staff in increments of 5 years and that all of the recognized time must have been worked in a classified staff position.  If you see errors or omissions from this list, kindly contact Josie Voight,, by February 17th, 2023. The following UW employees will be honored for their years of service to the University at Staff Recognition Day.

The below link is the most up-to-date list. This will be updated as changes are made:

2023 Years of Service Report

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Merica Hall, Room 320
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3413
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5300



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