We See the Potential in You

The Wright brothers were not pilots. They were dreamers and inventors. Through their persistence they taught the world to fly. Named after these pioneers, we carry on their desire to build, create, and pioneer. What does it mean to be a pioneer? Find out here.

Celebrating 50 Years

In 1967, when enrollment reached 5,704 students, the Dayton Campus of Miami University and Ohio State University ceased to exist, and the newly independent Wright State University came into being. Join us throughout 2017 as we celebrate our history and look forward to the future.

Student Profile

Cultural interest

Fellowship winner Max Tokarsky develops curriculum to help teen immigrants living between two cultures
Max Tokarsky, a student in the School of Professional Psychology, recently completed a national fellowship offered by the American Psychological Association’s Minority Fellowship Program’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.
Alumni Profile

Video virtuoso

Wright State alum Kevin Cornell named Ohio’s 2016 PBS Lead Digital Innovator
Kevin Cornell, a two-time Wright State graduate, teaches kids about science through his popular YouTube channel.
Student Profile

Medical student competes in elite 100-mile ultramarathons

For Teddy Bross, a fourth-year medical student at the School of Medicine, ultramarathon running helps him prepare for a career as a doctor.
Student Profile

Smart move

Wright State’s Derek Desentz wins prestigious scholarship from Department of Defense
Derek Desentz, a junior computer science and computer engineering major at Wright State, hones his coding skills as an intern at the Air Force Institute of Technology.

Fall Fest 2017

Friday, September 1, 11 am to 3 pm
Wright State University's North Lawn (Rain Location: Student Union)

Fall Fest is back! Join the Wright State community for food, games, and entertainment as we celebrate the new school year.

Operation Move-in for Residence Halls

Thursday, August 24, 9 am to 3 pm
Main Campus - Residence Halls

Operation Move-in for Apartments

Saturday, August 26, 9 am to 3 pm
Main Campus Apartments

First Saturday

Saturday, August 26, 10 am to 2 pm
Student Union

Wright State to welcome more than 1,300 new residential students on Move-in Day

Another 1,200 residential students to move back to campus Saturday, Aug. 26
More than 1,300 new students are set to move in on the Dayton Campus during Wright State University's annual Move-In Day on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

First-year students receive free calendars

Sarah Cicora, an academic adviser in the Department of Psychology, helped secure a donation from ACCO brands of 951 calendars for students taking first-year seminars at Wright State this fall.

Wright State’s Lake Campus embraces, impresses Cheryl B. Schrader during her first presidential visit

Cheryl B. Schrader paid her first visit as Wright State University president to the Lake Campus, meeting with faculty, staff and community leaders.