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 process. Lake Campus staff can also accept registrations for any Wright State University class and process the collection of student fees.
Financial assistance is available to deserving students whose personal and family financial resources are insufficient to meet their educational expenses. For complete information, contact the Financial Aid office at the Lake Campus. Counselors are available to discuss your situation and the various possibilities for financial assistance.
A limited number of student employment positions are 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 employment 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.
Through the Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF), 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 WOEF Scholarship Office.
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.
Technology, Academic/Instructional Programs, and Services (TAPS)
TAPS provides experiences and opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to ensure their success in academe. Services are free of charge to Wright State-Lake Campus students and include:
- Academic Assistance/Tutoring/Study Sessions
- Make-Up Exams
- Technology Assistance (TA)/Computer Lab
- Disability Services
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 TAPS itself. Students experiencing hardships that prevent them from taking their examinations during regular class times are able to take make-up exams through TAPS on Fridays during the quarter (Thursdays during the summer). Computers and materials allow students opportunities to improve their basic skill deficiencies or allow more advanced students to progress more rapidly in certain subjects or skills. In addition, TAPS assists disabled students in the realization of their potential by providing supplemental services on their behalf. Such services may include readers, scribes, extended testing arrangements, test proctoring, tutoring, and textbooks on CD.
Technology Assistance (TA) is an individualized instructional service in TAPS that provides students, staff, and faculty at the Lake Campus an opportunity to become familiar and comfortable with a variety of technological tools to ensure successful learner-centered experiences. For example, using either a Windows or Macintosh environment, visitors can design and create original multimedia assignments, presentations, and displays to augment their academic and professional goals.Job Placement
The Lake Campus works in conjunction with the Dayton Campus to assist graduates in locating suitable employment. Employers frequently contact the Lake Campus for their hiring needs, and a website is maintained. A Career Services Liason is also available.
A vital part of the Lake Campus is the former library, now known as the Learning Center. In the Learning Center students can find:
- One-on-one research assistance
- OhioLINK: This resource network makes virtually all the collections of all the Ohio universities and colleges available; most items arrive in 2-4 days.
- Interlibrary loan: Request materials from more than 4,000 other libraries in the U.S. and abroad; most items arrive within 14 days.
- Course reserves: Online versions of course readings, related materials, and other assignments that professors may require are available through the University Libraries website. Circulating reserves are located at the Circulation Desk.
Lake Campus students may come to the Writing Center for writing consultations free of charge. A staff of trained undergraduate writing consultants from varied disciplines will assist with any type of writing for any course. Writing consultants provide one-on-one assistance; however, consultants do not write or edit student work. Writing consultants do help clients learn how to
- Organize and revise drafts
- Proofread their own writing
- Format papers using MLA, APA, or other applicable style guides
- Identify and correct grammatical or mechanical problems
- Deal with other writing issues
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 Bookstore provides textbooks, academic supplies, Wright State apparel, and gifts.
While enrolled at the Lake Campus, each student has full access to the facilities at the Auglaize/Mercer Counties Family YMCA.