photo of fans at a wright state basketball gameFebruary 14–17, 2024

The Wright State Alumni Association, Wright State University, and Wright State student organizations invite you to join us for Homecoming Week. Homecoming is about connections—to one another and to our alma mater. This year's events are a chance to celebrate the Raider spirit that connects us all!


Highlights include:

calendar Wednesday, February 14

Bee's Knees KickOff

Come join the start of homecoming with music, food, and make & take items (while supplies last).

All are welcome
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. 
Student Union Atrium

Spirit Boards Decorating  

Join the coordinating student organizations in decorating a spirit board to display on campus. Free food provided at 5 p.m. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded.

Students only
2–8 p.m. 
Student Union Apollo Room
Sign up for Spirit Board Decorating

Door Decorating Contest Begins 

Spread your roaring spirit with door decorating for faculty and staff and in the residence halls. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded. Sign up form will be available soon.

Campus offices and residence halls

Homecoming Royalty Voting Opens

Vote for your peers on the Homecoming Royalty Court. The homecoming ballot is available on the homepage of Engage.

Students only

Women’s Basketball Vs. Youngstown State

Make some noise for our Women's basketball team as they take on Youngstown State.

All are welcome
7 p.m. 
Nutter Center
Buy tickets

calendar Thursday, February 15

Donuts with the Deans

Come join the deans for conversation and donuts.

All are welcome

Boonshoft School of Medicine
8–9 a.m.
White Hall

Raj Soin College of Business
9–11:30 a.m.
Rike Lobby

College of Engineering and Computer Science
9–10 a.m.
Russ Atrium

College of Health and Human Services
9–10 a.m.
Millett Atrium

College of Liberal Arts
9–10 a.m.
Allyn Hall Lounge

College of Science and Math
9–10 a.m.
164 Oelman Hall

Cat's Meow Paint & Sip*

Join in the fun with a Roaring 20's themed Paint & Sip event.

All are welcome
7–9 p.m. 
Student Union Apollo Room B and C
Alumni: RSVP for Paint & Sip Price: $20, Capacity: 20
Students: RSVP for Paint & Sip Price: $5, Capacity: 30

Trivia Night - Sponsored by the College of Health, Education, and Human Services*

All are welcome
6:30 p.m. 
Student Union Atrium
RSVP for Trivia Night

Table Tennis Tournament

Free tournament with casual and competitive brackets, but must sign up in advance. Any questions please contact CREC49@wright.edu.

All are welcome
6 p.m.: Warm ups
6:30 p.m.: Tournament begins
Student Union Gym
Sign up for the tournament

calendar Friday, February 16

Roaring Rally

Join the rally with free food, music, games and cheering on the Men's and Women's basketball teams! 

All are welcome
4–6:30 p.m. 
Student Union Atrium

Alumni Achievement Awards*

All are welcome
6:30–9 p.m. 
Student Union Apollo Room
RSVP to the Awards

Late Night Breakfast and Entertainment

Grab some breakfast items in the Student Union Market and enjoy music and singing with WWSU 106.9 FM. Students can use their Wright1 card or pay with cash/card at the register.

All are welcome
8–10 p.m. 
Student Union Market

Homecoming Royalty Voting Closes

Be sure to cast for your vote for Homecoming Royalty Court on the homepage of Engage. We will crown the Royalty during half time of the Men's basketball game tomorrow!

Students only

calendar Saturday, February 17

Raider Roundup and Chili CookOff

Join the Raider community in celebrating homecoming with games, inflatables, food, music, and fun! Chili Cookoff is open to faculty, staff, and students. 

All are welcome
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 
McLin Gym
Sign up for the Chili Cookoff

Alumni Zone Extended Hours

The Alumni Zone will be open with prizes for everyone (while supplies last) and coloring activities for kids. There will also be the usual discounted drinks and free snacks for Gold member alumni. 

All are welcome
Noon–5 p.m.

Men’s Basketball vs. Robert Morris

Cheer on the Men's Basketball team as they take on Robert Morris University.

All are welcome
1 p.m.
Nutter Center
Buy tickets  |  Use code HOMECOMING24

  • Homecoming royalty announced during halftime
  • Alumni Award winners recognized at halftime
  • A ticket for the men's game grants you free admission to the women's game that same day.

National Pan-Hellenic Council Step Show

Experience the history and culture of Wright State's NPHC community.

All are welcome
Between games
McLin Gym

Women’s Basketball Vs. Northern Kentucky

Cheer on the Women's Basketball team as they take on Northern Kentucky University.

All are welcome
4 p.m.
Nutter Center
Buy tickets

Raider on the Rocks—Mixology Class*

All are welcome
6:30–8 p.m.
Virtual - link will be sent when you RSVP below
RSVP here

Homecoming Dance

Dance the night away with UAB.

Students only
7–10 p.m.
Student Union Apollo Room

Rowdy Captures and Creations

Take a dancing break and enjoy activities and fun with RCA.

All are welcome
7–10 p.m.
Student Union Endeavour Room

*RSVP Required

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn: Dayton/Fairborn I-675