Orientation

Your Orientation Process

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Incoming First-Year Students, Dayton Campus

If you are starting classes in the fall and are attending college for the first time, attending orientation is mandatory. There is a $25 Orientation Fee.

You will attend two separate sessions:

1. A one-day Summer Orientation between May 31 - July 27, 2019. This is where you will register for your Fall Semester classes.

Orientation Date PREVIEW Below!

  • You will sign up for your Orientation Date in your Admissions Portal under "Next Steps" beginning IN April. Watch for an email to let you know when registration opens.

  • Once you have registered for a date, you will receive an email with a personalized link to pay your Orientation Fee.

PREVIEW of SUMMER ORIENTATION 2019 DATES

May

  • Friday, May 31, 2019 - Summer Orientation

June

  • Saturday, June 1, 2019 - Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019 -  Summer Orientation
  • Thursday, June 6, 2019 - Honors Only Summer Orientation
  • Friday, June 7, 2019 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Summer Orientation
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - Summer Orientation
  • Monday, June 24, 2019 – Summer Orientation 

July

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Saturday, July 13, 2019 - Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • SATURday, July 27, 2019 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track - Last Summer Orientation Date!

Registration will be available in your Admissions Portal April 2019.

2. FIRST FLIGHT  on August 23, 2019 (just you and all incoming Raiders)

 

 

Orientation Mission

The University’s orientation program is designed to support new students throughout their journey at Wright State University. New Student Orientation facilitates and supports the integration of new students into the academic, educational and social culture of Wright State. Wright State University is committed to transforming the lives of our students and the communities we serve.


Orientation Goals

  • Foster the development of faculty, staff, and peer support networks for students.
  • Familiarize students and parents with campus facilities, resources, support services, and Wright State traditions.
  • Promote an atmosphere which values diversity, and fosters respect for others.
  • Address the special needs of commuters, transfers, differently abled, multicultural and international students.
  • Reduce student and parent anxiety.
  • Introduce students to the academic environment and the Wright State Core.
  • Advise and register students for their first semester courses.
  • Provide information about advising, financial aid, technology, and campus safety.
  • Assist students in:
    • Exploring the world of higher education
    • Clarifying why they are in college
    • Establishing realistic goals for their collegiate experience