Specific services are available at the Lake
Campus in the following areas.
Admission, Registration, and Fees
The staff at the Lake Campus can help students
complete the application for admission. Lake
Campus staff can also accept registrations for
any Wright State University class and process the
collection of student fees.
Many forms of financial assistance are available
to deserving students whose personal and family
financial resources are insufficient to meet their
educational expenses. For complete information,
contact the financial aid officer at the Lake Campus.
Counselors are available to discuss your situation
and the various possibilities for financial assistance.
A limited amount of student employment is
available to students who wish to work on campus to help
finance their education or just to earn extra spending
money. Students can obtain information about job
opportunities through the Office of Student Services.
For on-campus jobs, students may be employed
through the Federal Work-Study Program or the
regular employment program.
The Lake Campus provides numerous
scholarships for both high school seniors and
continuing students. The scholarships are awarded
on both academic and need-based criteria. Students
apply by filling out a Lake Campus Scholarship
application. Awards range from a $200 book
scholarship to full tuition. Students are also eligible
for some main campus scholarships that can be used
at the Lake Campus. Inquire at the Lake Campus
Financial Aid Office.
Counseling and Testing
Professional counseling is provided free to Lake
Campus students. This service includes evaluation
of personal interests, abilities, needs, and values;
placement and aptitude testing; and help in selecting
careers. Services are by appointment. Although
counseling and testing are available to everyone,
freshmen students are especially urged to use these
benefits so they can begin planning early for their
Academic advising is provided to all Lake
Campus students. Through this service, students can
get advice in planning the schedule of courses they
will take during their college career. Students must
consider General Education requirements, classes
in specialized fields, courses that must be taken
in sequence, and electives. Advisors make course
recommendations, assist students in planning and
scheduling, and provide individualized academic
information to help ensure that students meet degree
requirements and gain appropriate career skills.
Incoming freshmen students are required to meet
with an academic advisor.
The Lake Campus makes every effort to
help students who experience academic difficulty.
In addition to counseling to improve study
skills, tutoring is provided in English, reading,
mathematics, and most other subject areas.
Academic and Instructional Services
Academic and Instructional Services (AIS) provides opportunities for both students and adjunct faculty to ensure their succes in academe.
For students at all levels of academic proficiency, such opportunities include tutoring, study sessions, and independent/individualized instruction in conjunction with another department and/or through AIS itself. These services, which are free to any Lake Campus student who wishes to participate in them, allow students to improve basic skills or to progress more rapidly in certain subjects or skills. In addition, AIS assists students with disabilities to realize their potential by providing such supplemental services as extended testing arrangements, test proctoring, counseling, tutoring, and textbooks on CD.
For adjunct faculty, AIS focuses on instructional practices and academic policies/procedures, as well as providing opportunities to become acquainted with the teaching experience of other colleagues at the Lake Campus. It is the goal of AIS to enhance the faculty’s exposure to different modes of instruction and ways of teaching the skills needed by students in today’s world.
The Lake Campus assists graduates in locating
suitable employment. Employers frequently contact
the Lake Campus for their hiring needs, and a job
board is maintained.
A Career Services Department, with a faculty advisor, is also available.
A vital part of the Lake Campus is the library.
The Lake Campus library is a full-service facility
offering full-text versions of over 6,000 journals,
125 databases, and access to 42 million books via
OhioLINK. The library has over 30,000 volumes
on hand and can obtain interlibrary loans from over
4,000 libraries in the United States. Multimedia
reserves can also be obtained through OhioLINK.
The staff in the Office of the Registrar at the
Lake Campus will help qualifying individuals
prepare the necessary forms and will follow through
with the regional Veterans Administration office to
ensure that students receive their VA benefits.
Operated by the Lake Campus, the Cottage Bookstore provides textbooks, academic supplies, WSU
apparel, and gifts.
While enrolled at the Lake Campus, each
student has full access to the facilities at the
Auglaize/Mercer Counties Family YMCA.