Welcome to the Events section of our website! We invite you to explore and participate in our annual Staff Recognition Day, where we pay tribute to the invaluable contributions of our dedicated UW staff members.  Additionally, on this page, you will find information regarding our highly anticipated annual Holiday Market, typically held in December. Join us in recognizing excellence and spreading joy through these enjoyable events.


Staff Recognition Day 2024

We are pleased to announce this year's Staff Recognition Day! Make plans to come out to the Arena Auditorium on Tuesday, April 16 from 11am - 1pm.  There will be games and food and prizes!  Staff have 2.5 hours of release time to attend this event. 

Visit the Awards page to nominate a fellow colleague for Staff Awards.

Years of Service

Staff Senate has recently compiled the Years of Service List for Staff Recognition Day 2024. The following UW employees were honored for their years of service to the University at Staff Recognition Day: 2024 Years of Service

The Years of Service Awards recognizes those who have dedicated 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years. Please see the YOS Instructions on how to access and check your own years of service.  If your milestone year of service falls after April 16, 2024, you will be honored during the next year's staff Recognition Day in 2025.



Flowers and statue in Prexy's Pasture


2024 Staff Recognition Day Photo's

Holiday Market

Welcome to the Holiday Market! The market takes place at the UW Conference Center attached to the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie, WY! Each year, this enchanting event brings together a diverse array of talented artisans, showcasing their unique creations just in time for the holiday season. 


The planning for this event begins as early as August. If you're an artisan interested in joining our vibrant community of vendors, we welcome you to reach out to Christina McDonald at to be put on the mailing list. Get ready to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit and discover the perfect gifts for your loved ones!


Contact Us

UW Staff Senate
Merica Hall, Room 320
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3413
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5300
Office Associate Senior, Christina McDonald:
Staff Senate President, Adam Comeau: