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Welcome to new and returning students! We've got plenty of events and resources to keep you busy, help you meet new people, and navigate your way across campus.

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Get Ready at First Saturday


RaiderConnect and Enrollment Services are available Saturday, 10 a.m.—2 p.m., to help you with any last-minute details. Get answers to your questions, pick up your books and Wright1 Card, visit housing, meet with an advisor, and more.

Find Your Major

With 150 undergraduate programs, you’re sure to find a major that fits your interests and career goals.

Who We Are

Named for Ohio's world-famous Wright brothers, Wright State University offers an exceptional, inclusive, and valuable education that puts pioneering students on the path to future success.

See What Our Alumni Are Doing

See how our graduates are realizing their potential.

Student Profile

Overseas opportunity

2019 Wright State grad Dhanashri Desai completes engineering internship at Ingersoll Rand in India
Dhanashri Desai, who graduated from Wright State in May with a master's degree in mechanical engineering, returned to her native India for a valuable internship.
Staff Profile

Port in a storm

Wright State staff member Ashley Browning operates donation center for tornado victims
Ashley Browning, project manager for the SARDI Program, opened The Heartbeat to distribute goods and foods to those affected by the Memorial Day tornadoes.
Student Profile

Machine learning

Frances Smith blossoms into galleried photographer after discovering the camera at Wright State
As a senior Frances Smith developed a thesis photography project exploring her struggle to understand and make peace with her inner self.
Alumni Profile

Force of nature

Wright State alum David Nolin pens award-winning book following conservation career
David Nolin, who earned bachelor's and master's degrees in biology from Wright State, details the natural and human history of Huffman Prairie in his new book.

Wright State University Bike Meetup Group

Friday, September 13, 7 am to 10 am

Faculty, Staff, and Students: Come together in a monthly bike ride, the second Friday of each warm month!  Each ride will be approximatel

Back to the Basics of Pediatric Pharmacology

Friday, August 23, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Nutter Center Berry Room

Women's Volleyball vs Ohio (ex)

Friday, August 23, 4 pm to 6 pm
Dayton, OH, C.J. McLin Gymnasium

Operation Move-In 2019 - Apartments

Saturday, August 24, 9 am to 3 pm

Happy tears

This week, more than 2,000 students are moving onto Wright State to begin the 2019-2020 school year.

Foreign policy

Wright State follows national trend of surging interest in education abroad programs, offering more opportunities for students with disabilities
Wright State students find life-changing experiences on education abroad trips.

Going social

Wright State’s Class of 2023 gets to know each other before school begins
Incoming students in Wright State’s Class of 2023 connect with fellow classmates and build friendships before the fall semester even begins.