Nothing says college like big campus-wide events. Some of our favorite annual Wright State University events include:

Welcome Week

photo of students eating at a welcome week eventWelcome Week lasts 14 days at Wright State. That's right, 14 days of contests, kareoke, comedy, and cookouts.

Fall Fest

photo of a group of students at fall festMeet members of many of the campus and student organizations, enjoy live music, tasty treats, and more!


photo of students cheering at a soccer gameA host of events take place during Homecoming week, from the Cardboard Boat Race to the Homecoming Dance.

Parents and Family Weekend

photo of a student and her parentsThis is one weekend you do not want to miss! Join your student on campus for some warm family fun.

April Craze

photo of two students in an inflatable chair at april crazeLocal music, local food, inflatable games, and prizes.


photo of graduates at commencementA formal ceremony marking the beginning of a new chapter of life for our newest alumni.

Presidential Lecture Series

photo of two students posing for a photo with laverne coxWorld-class speakers come to you. Past speakers include Steve Wosniak, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Oliver Sacks, and Laverne Cox.

Multicultural Affairs & Community Engagement Events

photo of a multicultural fashion show eventRecent multicultural affairs events have included a trip to Selma, Alabama, and an on-campus event featuring Ilyasah Shabazz — daughter of Malcolm X.