About University College

University College (UC) is a national model recognized for programs such as: First-Year Experience, Common Text, Learning Communities, Supplemental Instruction, and Service Learning with Civic Engagement.

University College serves as the academic home for over 3,000 students, making us the largest College on the Wright State University Campus. Professional Academic Advisors assist students in a successful transition into the college or major of their choice, while also providing services through our Academic Success Centers to ensure student academic achievement.  

Additionally, University College collaborates with all Wright State's degree-granting colleges to provide more than 50 first-year seminars, serving about 1,000 freshmen who share academic and social interests.  These small first-year seminars feature knowledgeable faculty and staff instructors, as well as peer mentors.

University College Fall 2016 Bylaws

Mission Statement

University College supports the students, faculty, and staff of the undergraduate programs of the academic colleges through programs and services in academic advising and transfer services, student academic success centers, developmental education and first-year programs. 

University College provides access, guidance, and academic support to first-year, transfer, and adult students in a nurturing, diverse, respectful, and supportive environment; assisting students in making a successful transition to college and appropriate majors.  Additionally, University College provides ongoing academic support to all undergraduate students throughout their college career at Wright State University while developing the foundations for civic engagement and lifelong learning.

What We Value


We collaborate with students, faculty, and staff of the undergraduate programs of the academic colleges to help ensure a successful and fulfilling academic experience for all students at the university.

We recruit a staff rich in diverse experiences and perspectives.  Because we value this diversity among ourselves, we embrace the diverse experiences and perspectives of Wright State’s students, faculty, and staff.  We believe diverse perspectives produce better results.

We commit ourselves to lifelong learning.  We stay abreast of best practices in advising, academic support, and student development. We utilize our diversity and our commitment to lifelong learning to cultivate curiosity and experimentation in our methods in search of even better solutions to the problems of education.