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CWC Wind River

Ft. Washakie & Ethete, Wyoming


Services for Tribal Students

We strive to provide a strong support system for students. Services for Tribal Students
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Institute of Tribal Learning

The Institute of Tribal Learning coordinates American Indian services through continued education on historical and contemporary issues. Institute of Tribal Learning

Welcome to CWC - Wind River!

We're here to ensure you feel supported in your CWC journey

**Please note that CWC-Wind River is following current Intertribal Council and CWC COVID protocols. Masks are required in buildings.**

CWC-Wind River supports American Indian students in their enrollment, achievement, and success at Central Wyoming College! Our goal is to help students start or continue their education close to home in a warm and welcoming environment. Our staff strives to provide a support system to help students transition to the Riverton campus by assisting with:

  • Support services for students
  • The admissions process
  • Registering for classes
  • Completing scholarship applications
  • Tutoring
  • Success coaching
  • Academic workshops and classes

  • Computer lab and internet access
  • Printing/copying
  • Networking
  • Referrals to programs that serve American Indian students, families, and communities
  • Cultural activities
  • Graduation

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Central Wyoming College is a designated Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI). Since 1966, Central Wyoming College has been the primary post-secondary educational institution with the opportunity to serve the tribal communities of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho nations of the Wind River Indian Reservation.


Come visit us at:
3 Ethete Rd.
Fort Washakie, WY 82514

Meet Your Team

Lisa Appelhans

CWC-Wind River Coordinator

Lisa focuses on the coordination of programs and services to support progress in your education.

Ivan Posey

Tribal Education Services Coordinator