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    All students and employees should report to the college if they are exposed to any person known to have the COVID-19 virus. The college will follow current CDC/WDH guidelines in protecting the college community and limiting further exposure.

    Employees: CWC employees will remain working remotely, in accordance with the Governor’s order until at least April 30, 2020, operating CWC’s virtual campus functions. The few essential campus services that require employees to come to campus will follow all COVID19 health recommendations and will follow the protocol listed in the employee internal operations form.

    Students: All students who are attending courses virtually will continue to do so through the completion of the spring semester. In consultation with the Fremont County Public Health Officer, CWC has withdrawn the exception request for students to receive limited instruction on campus. Students have been contacted by Vice President Cory Daly as of April 3, 2020, with this Information and will be contacted by their instructors with further options.

    Public Access to Campuses:  All College Campuses will remain Closed to PUBLIC EVENTS (Main Campus-Riverton and Equine Center, Lander Center and ASI, Jackson Center, and Dubois Center) through Sunday, May 10, 2020.  Examples of public events canceled include Rotary lunch, commencement, nurse’s pinning, Jackson commencement, public access to the library and all other college facilities, etc).

    CWC will continue to operate virtually by assisting students and the community for any needs regarding admissions to CWC which includes housing, financial aid, scholarship information and other information regarding enrollment at CWC. For department contact information please go to
    Current CWC students will receive information regarding classes from their instructors. All students who are currently living on campus will have the essential provisions needed. The CWC Dean of Students will be available to assist any students living on campus.
  • It's time to register for Fall 2020 classes! Advising Day is Tuesday, April 7th, 2020.

    The CWC virtual campus is still in operation. Please DO NOT come to campus for advising. 

    Current students should contact their Faculty Advisors, new students should contact Rustler Central 307-855-2115.  Success Coaches are available, too!  Registration will be open from April 7 through the first day of classes. We recommend that students should register before the end of spring semester!

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Strategic Plan


The mission of Central Wyoming College is to enhance the quality of life through innovation and excellence in education.


The vision of Central Wyoming College is to provide lifelong learning opportunities beyond the boundaries of time and place.

Strategic Plan Key Results

Student Success & Learning

Successful Central Wyoming College students discover their academic potential, achieve their goals and build their future while respecting human dignity in the service of diverse communities.

  1. CWC will strengthen the retention and completion of the pipeline from high school to 4-year transfer or job placement for all types of students.
  2. CWC will offer high quality, inclusive, relevant academic programs that exhibit rigor and deep learning.
  3. CWC will enhance learning and enrichment for non-degree-seeking students.

Positive Employee Engagement

CWC employees value and feel valued by the organization; uplift those around them and embrace their role in the success of CWC.

  1. CWC will develop a positive culture where employees feel valued and there is effective communication.
  2. All employees will embrace their role in the success of CWC.
  3. CWC will increase relevant professional development and training opportunities for all employees.

Educational Partnerships & Collaborations

CWC engages in mutually beneficial educational and organizational partnerships for the purpose of enhancing lives.

  1. To improve academic programs for student success, CWC will further develop partnerships with advisory boards that inform curriculum and academic and cultural program offerings.
  2. To improve student success pathways, CWC will further develop partnerships with advisory boards that inform curriculum and academic and cultural program offerings.
  3. To facilitate joint community and student success, CWC will further develop partnerships that create opportunities for grants, leverage shared resources and facilitate internships and job placement for students and alumni.


CWC is sustainable when it is fiscally responsible, has an increase in enrollment/retention, has a strong and supportive Foundation, relies on funds from a mix of sources (appropriations, grants, fundraising, tuition, reserves) and uses resources efficiently.

  1. CWC will increase enrollment-related funds through the enrollment of new students and retain current students.
  2. CWC will continually reduce its reliance on fiscal reserves.
  3. CWC will work with the CWC Foundation and booster clubs to increase program funds.
  4. CWC will pursue and secure increased funds from grants that furthers CWC’s mission and goals.
  5. CWC will manage resources in an environmentally sustainable way.

Community Resource & Workforce Development

CWC enhances the economic/business climate in our service area. CWC provides the community access to opportunities for workforce development, cultural enrichment, wellness and lifelong learning.

  1. CWC will serve as a catalyst for economic development. CWC will tailor credit and non-credit courses to meet the needs of local employers, the unemployed and federal and statewide initiatives.
  2. CWC will seek community input to identify needs and will collaborate with other entities to expand opportunities for success.
  3. CWC will be a leader and role model of diversity and inclusion for the community.



  • Ensure academic excellence
  • Provide an environment for cultural, economic and lifelong enrichment.
  • Serve as a proactive community leader.
  • Use innovation to increase access to education.


  • Student-Centered
  • Excellence
  • Learning
  • Mutual Respect and Civil Discourse
  • Diversity
  • Access
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Community Building

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Featured CWC Events

Labor Day

Monday, September 7 - Monday, September 7

Campus closed

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Last Day to Drop Classes

Friday, December 4 - Friday, December 4

Deadline for fall semester

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Classes End

Friday, December 11 - Friday, December 11

Last day of classes!

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