Homecoming

Wright State University and the Wright State Alumni Association invite you to join us,  October 5 & 6, 2018, for Homecoming Weekend 2018.

Campus is calling. It’s time to come home, Raiders.

Homecoming is the perfect time to reconnect and rediscover Wright State as we celebrate generations of Raiders! 

 

Join us for Homecoming 2018!

Monday, OCT. 1

Wright Day to Give
All day
Our second annual Wright Day to Give will kick off Homecoming Week on the 51st anniversary of Wright State’s founding!
Food Pantry 500
All week
Friendship Food Pantry

Homecoming Kick-off Party
10 a.m.
North Lawn

Sips for Scholarships: Special Edition
Wright Day to Give
6 p.m.
Fifth Street Brewpub, Dayton
Black Men on the Move Bowling Night
8 p.m.
Beaver-Vu-Bowl, Beavercreek

Tuesday, OCT. 2

Homecoming Field Day!
12 p.m.
The Quad
 
FIFA World Cup Video Game Tournament
7 p.m.
Registration: Go to imleagues.com

 

Wednesday, OCT. 3

Don't Forget the Lyrics
6 p.m.
Student Success Center, Room #009
 
FIFA World Cup Video Game Tournament
7 p.m.
Registration: Go to imleagues.com

 

Thursday, OCT. 4

Homecoming Golf Cart Parade
6:15 p.m.
The Quad

UAB Bonfire
7:15 p.m.
Campus Rec Park, Lot 4

 

Friday, OCT. 5

Wright Brothers Day
11 a.m.
The Atrium, Student Union
For more information, visit: wright.edu/events/wright-brothers-day

Alumni Leader Awards Lunch*
11:30 a.m.
Endeavor Room, Student Union

Organizational Leadership Launch
5:30–7:00 p.m.
Atlantis Room, Student Union
Now in its fourth year, is an opportunity for Organizational Leadership Alumni to reconnect and network with one another as well as faculty and current students.

Alumni Achievement Awards*
6:00–8:00 p.m.
A night to honor and celebrate a select group of our outstanding alumni. 

Trivia Night
7:00–10:00 p.m.
Apollo Room, Student Union
Come test your trivia knowledge against hundreds of fellow alumni, faculty, staff, and students. Hosted by the College of Education & Human Services, this team-based trivia night will be a great time for everyone. Proceeds go to support student scholarships.

Alumni Baseball Game
7:00 p.m.
Nischwitz Stadium

Pub Science
8:00–10:00 p.m.
Rathskeller, Student Union
Come have a pint while learning about interesting topics taught by our wonderful College of Science and Math faculty. 

Casino Night
8:00–11:00 p.m.
Union Market
The Student Union Market is transformed into a casino for the night. Try your luck at roulette, poker and blackjack. Open to all students, alumni, faculty, and staff.  

Saturday, OCT. 6

Legacy Scholarship Brunch*
10:00 a.m.–noon
Our annual brunch provides legacy scholarship alumni, donors, and families the opportunity to hear about the impact of their donations have on our students.  

Club Football vs. Ohio State
12:00 p.m.
Rinzler Sports Complex 
Who says Wright State doesn’t have football!?! Come see for yourself! 

RaiderGang Annual Golf Fundraiser
12:00 p.m.
Heatherwoode Golf Club
Four player scramble.Cost includes green fees, golf carts, lunch, dinner, 2 drink ticets, WSU baseball polo and unlimited range use. For more info, bit.ly/wsubaseballgolf2018

Women’s Soccer vs. UIC
3:00 p.m.
Rinzler Sports Complex 
Arrive early to cheer on the women’s soccer team before the live music kicks off at the festival. 

Homecoming Festival 
4:30–7:00 p.m.
Rinzler Sports Complex Parking Lot
The anchor of Homecoming weekend—live music, a chili cook-off, craft beer, DJ, food trucks, games, and so much more! Get pumped up to go cheer on the men’s soccer team, immediately following.   

Annual Chili Cook-off
5:00 p.m. at Homecoming Festival
Rinzler Sports Complex Parking Lot

Men’s Soccer vs. UIC
7:00 p.m.
Cheer on the men’s soccer team to a victory to round out Homecoming weekend!  
Rinzler Sports Complex

*By invitation-only event