Virtual Town Hall to be conducted today on revised UW Fall Return Plan, Financial Aid

University of Wyoming students, interested parents and other members of the UW community are invited to a virtual town-hall meeting Thursday, Aug. 13, at 5:30 p.m. to learn more about new financial aid opportunities and revised plans for the start of the fall 2020 semester.

According to UW press release, the session will air on both WyoCast and YouTube. Links to both streaming options can be found at

Gov. Mark Gordon will join UW President Ed Seidel to discuss the CARES Wyoming College Grant Program, which will provide grants to help students impacted by COVID-19 pay for housing, food and other costs of attendance; as well as the Adult Education Grant Program, which will provide education grants to Wyomingites between the ages of 25-64 who are unemployed or underemployed due to the impacts of COVID-19.

Seidel and other university officials also will provide information on the revised plan for the fall semester approved today by the UW Board of Trustees.

A question-and-answer period will follow. Students and parents are encouraged to submit questions beforehand by emailing or going here; those questions will be given priority. Questions also may be submitted during the session via WyoCast; instructions on how to submit questions may be found here.

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