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Courses for Transfer Students

UW has launched two distinct courses to serve our transfer students and ensure their success. The Transfer FYS course is for all transfer students who enter UW with fewer than 30 credit hours post high school. This course meets a USP general education requirement. The Academic Success Skills course is geared toward helping transfer students enhance their academic standing and potential.

Information on registering for UWYO 1101 can be found on the Transitions Through Life FYS handout.

For information on either course, please contact us at

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UWYO 1101 - Transfer FYS: Transitions through Life

This course is designed for transfer students with fewer than 30 credit hours post high school. The course meets a student's USP requirement for first-year seminars (FYS). This course will help students review major transitions throughout the lifespan and identify ways to build productive goals and outcomes in future stages. Students will complete current readings, participate in guided discussions, and conduct individual and group research projects.

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STEP 1105 - Academic Success Skills

This course is designed to help transfer students evaluate their own abilities and decision-making skills, relative to achieving academic success. Topics include: your identity as a transfer student, choices successful students make, study skills and strategies, self-awareness, academic self-efficacy, and personality, values, interests, and skills. This course will help you examine your behaviors and beliefs and implement new approaches to support your academics and future career.

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Transfer Student Success

Tomé Student Admissions Center

Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

222 South 22nd Street

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: 307-766-5400


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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