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 June 2 - July 27, 2018. This is where you will register for your Fall Semester classes.

Orientation REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE NOW!

  • Log in to your Admissions portal at wright.edu/apply
  • Under "Next Steps" select "Orientation Registration"
  • Then select your preferred Orientation Date.
  • Once you have registered for a date, you will receive an email with a personalized link to pay your Orientation Fee.

SUMMER ORIENTATION 2018 DATES

June
  • Saturday, June 2, 2018 - Summer Orientation
  • Tuesday, June 5, 2018 -  Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - Honors Only Summer Orientation
  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Honors Only Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - Summer Orientation 
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 - Summer Orientation
  • Saturday, June 16, 2018 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - Summer Orientation
  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Monday, June 25, 2018 – Summer Orientation 
July
  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Thursday, July 12, 2018 - Summer Orientation
  • Saturday, July 14, 2018 - Summer Orientation
  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 - Summer Orientation including a Transfer Track
  • Friday, July 27, 2018 - Summer Orientation - Last Summer Orientation Date!

Registration will be available in your Admissions Portal the second week of April 2018.


2. Fall Friday Orientation on August 24, 2018 (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