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UW offering ‘Campus Pass’ tours Sept. 14, free football tickets to students

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City File)

CASPER, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming will be hosting “Campus Pass” tours beginning at 10:30 am Saturday, Sept. 14.

“Students and families interested in learning more about the University of Wyoming should plan to attend,” UW says.

“One of the university’s most anticipated visit events of the year, the Saturday program provides students with a unique look into the many resources on UW’s campus and an opportunity to cheer on the Pokes.”

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A free ticket to the Cowboys’ football game against Idaho are included for students participating in the “Campus Pass” tours.

Families and students will also have the chance to interact with current UW students and faculty.

“A resource fair for attendees offers a look at UW’s academic colleges and student services,” UW adds.

As a state university, UW will cover transportation costs to Wyoming school districts wishing to send high school students to the tours.

“All students who attend each will receive a shirt, lunch and a game ticket,” they say.

There will also be “Wyoming Band Day” on Sept. 14. That is “an event in which Wyoming high school marching bands will participate in a halftime performance with UW’s Western Thunder Marching Band,” according to the university.

Youth from the Wyoming Boys and Girls Club will also be welcomed.

“If educators are interested in bringing groups of students, email Amy Fenolia at afenolia@uwyo.edu,” the announcement states. “Individuals who still haven’t signed up should visit www.uwyo.edu/campuspass to learn more and register.”

The schedule for the “Campus Pass” day is as follows:

-10:30-11:30 a.m. — Check-in | Resource Fair

-11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — UW highlights from students, faculty and Admissions

-12:30-2 p.m. — Lunch | campus tours | games on Prexy’s Pasture

-2 p.m. — Countdown to kickoff

-2:15 p.m. — Campus Pass students pick up football tickets

-3 p.m. — Kickoff of UW vs. Idaho football game

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