Welcome Raiders!

We are welcoming all new and returning students to campus with plenty of events to keep you busy, help you make new friends, and let you discover campus.

Breathing Space

Two nursing students put the skills learned in their classes to the test when they came across a young man not breathing while studying for an exam.

Dare to Do

At Wright State, we dare you to make waves, make friends, and make a difference. We dare you to pioneer and persevere, to succeed and soar. Dare to do at Wright State University.

Faculty Profile

Wright State professor studies dead people’s teeth

Wright State anthropologist Amelia Hubbard specializes in the study of past life ways through teeth.
Student Profile

Organic chemistry

Wright State’s Ri Molnar provides produce to the community through the Pay It Forward Farm
Ri Molnar, a Spanish major, operates a community supported agriculture program that grows organic vegetables, charging supporters fees on a sliding scale.
Alumni Profile

String theory

Wright State alum Dennis Geehan '78 uses guitars, volunteerism to ease Vietnam War pain
Dennis Geehan has volunteered at Habitat for Humanity, Dayton Foodbank, Project READ of Dayton, United Rehabilitation Services of Greater Dayton and K12GalleryandTEJAS.
Student Profile

Tip of the hat

Wright State’s Nathan Balasubramanian takes student service to a lofty level
Nathan Balasubramanian is involved in numerous campus activities, including the Student Government Association, while working toward two graduate degrees.

Welcome Picnic

Friday, August 26, 11:30 am
Alumni Tower

Please join faculty, staff and students (new and returning) for the traditional Welcome Picnic!

LGBTQA+ 1st Annual Ice Cream Social

Friday, August 26, 6 pm
Hamilton Plaza (In front of Hamilton Hall & Student Union Market Place Entrance)

Volleyball vs. SIU Edwardsville

Friday, August 26, 7 pm
C.J. McLin Gymnasium

Welcome Weeks

Thursday, August 25

Moved in: 1,600 new students hit campus

Move-in Day on Wright State’s Dayton Campus began at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, as 1,600 new students arrived at their new home.

Wright State engineering students install X-ray room at hospital in the African nation of Malawi

A team of Wright State engineering students installed an X-ray room at a hospital in Malawi as part of a series of efforts to help improve health care in the tiny African nation.

Enterprise Holdings Foundation invests in the professional development of Wright State students

$3,000 grant will be utilized for services and programs to help students launch their careers.