Homecoming

Wright State University and the Wright State Alumni Association invite you to join us,  October 4 & 5, 2019, for Homecoming Weekend 2019.

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 2019!

Monday, sept. 30

Homecoming Kick-off Party, hosted by UAB
10 a.m.
North Lawn

Black Men on the Move Bowling Night
8 p.m.
Beaver-Vu-Bowl, Beavercreek

Tuesday, oct. 1

Wright Day to Give
All day
Our third annual Wright Day to Give will kick off on October 1, Wright State's founder's day! Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference. Let’s make an impact for all Raiders.

FIFA World Cup Video Game Tournament
7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, oct. 2

FIFA World Cup Video Game Tournament
7:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, OCT. 3

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

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

Friday, OCT. 4

Golf Cart Decorating
Time TBD
McLin Gym
All student organizations with a golf cart in the Golf Cart Parade can come decorate them!

Organizational Leadership Launch
5:30–7:00 p.m.
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.

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. 5

Festival of Flight
10 a.m.
Nutter Center back parking lot
An event more than 100 years in the making, the first-annual Festival of Flight is a celebration of the innovative and world-changing aviation heritage of Dayton and the Miami Valley region.
Join us on Saturday, October 5, for a day full of live entertainment and fun aviation-related educational experiences. Grab food from some of the area’s most popular food trucks, dance to favorite local bands, and bring the family to explore the Kids Zone and haunted trail.
Learn more

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

Women’s Volleyball vs. IUPUI
4:00 p.m.
Nutter Center

Golf Cart Parade
Time TBD
At Festival of Flight

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

*By invitation-only event