On Campus

Career Services

Career Services offers many services for students and alumni seeking to develop career and life planning skills, acquire experience, master job search strategies, and seek rewarding employment. Services include:

  • Career Exploration
  • Part-time Student Employment
  • Cooperative Education and Internships
  • Career Employment Job Search and Development

Counseling & Wellness Services (CWS)

CWS offers a wide range of therapeutic services, including individual, group, couples, and family therapy to registered Wright State University students. CWS is open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Intake appointments are offered on a walk-in basis Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. CWS is closed in accordance with all Wright State University policies. Contact CWS at 937.775.3407.

Disability Parking

A campus parking pass is required to park in any university parking lot (except visitor lots). To qualify for disability access parking, a disability parking placard or plates must be displayed along with a valid campus parking pass. Disability parking placard/plates are issued by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles. For more information on campus parking, please visit the Parking and Transportation page.

Raider Cares

Raider Cares is Counseling and Wellness Services’ 24-hour crisis phone service.  The Raider Cares line is staffed by off-site mental health professionals providing emotional support, assistance, crisis intervention and suicide prevention to current Wright State University students experiencing emotional distress. Call Raider Cares at 855.224.2887 (TTY: 855.327.9151)

Student Academic Success Center

SASC's academic services are intended to enhance students' opportunities for continued and sustained academic success and ease students' transition from high school to college.

Student Health Services

Student Health Services is your on-campus source for primary health care and wellness services. SHS provides acute and primary care services, promotes health awareness, educates students about preventive care, disease management and therapeutic choices, and helps students develop the skills to manage their own health.

Student Support Services

As advocates for students' success, the Office of Student Support Services provides individualized attention and assistance with the resolution of student and family concerns and complaints. Student Support Services also provides alcohol and other drug education and prevention, sexual assault education and prevention, and other prevention programming.

Students with Disabilities Group

A confidential group for students with disabilities, where a spirit of community, identity, and success is fostered. The group is facilitated by Dr. Julie Williams and Lyndsay Colvin, and it meets Fridays from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in 053 Student Union. For more information, please contact Counseling and Wellness Services at 937.775.3407.

Community Support

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Find helpful information about learning disabilities—such as checklists, guides, videos, podcasts and more. Explore these resources, in addition to the list of FAQs and “Ask the Experts” section.

Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services HOME Choice Program

HOME Choice assists older adults and persons with disabilities to move from long-term services and support systems to home and community-based settings.

Ohio Voter Access Guide

Voters with Disabilities can find out how to register to vote, vote absentee, vote curbside. There is also information on accessible voting locations and equipment, assistance at the voting locations, and ADA and disability resources.

Online College Learning for Students with Disabilities

A complete guide to distance learning for students with disabilities. Learn how to work with disability services, employ assistive technology, evaluate online programs, and succeed in the virtual classroom.

Open Letter to Parents of Students with Disabilities who Are about to Enter College (PDF)

This letter, written by proud mother Jane Jarrow, is a must-read for all parents whose children are about to enter college!

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (formerly Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission)

OOD has created partnerships with outstanding service providers across the state; OOD's resource page provides an extensive list of Ohio service provider websites and also publications offered by OOD.

Advocacy

Access Center for Independent Living (ACIL)

ACIL provides advocacy, information and referral, independent living skills training, peer support, and community transition support.

The Arc of Ohio

The mission of The Arc of Ohio is to advocate for human rights, personal dignity and community participation of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, through legislative and social action, information and education, local chapter support and family involvement.

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

AHEAD is a professional membership organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and in the provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities involved in all areas of higher education.

Disability Network of Ohio-Solidarity

DNOS's mission is to work to increase awareness of issues, policies, and concerns impacting Ohioans with disabilities and their families. DNOS also advocates for the empowerment of people with disabilities.

Disability Rights Ohio

Disability Rights Ohio provides legal advocacy and rights protection to a wide range of people with disabilities

Ohio Self-Determination Association

Self-Determination in Ohio is a major advocate for Ohioans with disabilities; they provide tools and training to staff, individuals and families to help make Self-Determination a reality.

People First Ohio

People First of Ohio helps to set up local chapters of people with disabilities who are self-advocates.

Technology

AbleData

AbleData provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment. AbleData does not sell or endorse any particular company or products, but they provide plenty resources and reviews of products.

Transportation

Greater Dayton RTA: Project Mobility

Project Mobility is a curb-to-curb paratransit service, provided to certified individuals with disabilities who are unable to use regular fixed routes. Individuals wishing to use Project Mobility must complete an application and then set up an assessment appointment.

Greene CATS

To schedule a ride, call 937.562.6466 or toll free at 877.227.2287. For more information contact Ken Collier, Executive Director, at 937.562.6463

Miami Valley Ride Finder

Ride Finder is designed to provide contact information as well as general information about transportation providers in your area and around the Miami Valley.

Rob's Rescue

Facilitates special needs emergency transportation and care for people with mobility limitations.

Financial

Wright State Financial Aid

By submitting one application, first-year, continuing, and transfer students can apply for multiple donor-based scholarships funded through the Wright State University Foundation and also scholarships funded by the University. Read about the application process.

External Scholarships Guide

This free online guide lists over 70 scholarships specifically for students with disabilities. It thoroughly explains eligibility requirements, award specifics, and instructions for how to apply. (Note: This link will direct you to an external website, not sponsored or maintained by Wright State University.)

Recreational Opportunities

Campus Recreation

There are more than 200 clubs and organizations on campus, plus a variety of athletic and recreational programs. Wright State's Adapted Recreation program offers many engaging activities, including:

  • Adapted fitness
  • Adapted aquatics
  • Workout Buddy Program
  • Weekly Intramurals:
    • Wheelchair basketball
    • Wheelchair football
    • Wheelchair tennis
  • Bowling
  • Downhill skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Climbing

For more information on the Adapted Recreation program, visit the Adapted Recreation website, or email the Adapted Rec Graduate Assistant.

Community Recreation

Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio

An organization established to promote the health and wellness of individuals with physical disabilities by providing competitive and recreational adaptive sport opportunities throughout the State of Ohio.

Recreation Unlimited

The mission of Recreation Unlimited is to provide year-round programs in sports, recreation and education for individuals with disabilities and health concerns, while building self-confidence, self-esteem and promoting positive human relations, attitudes, and behaviors.