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Checking Your Wright State Email

How to Check Your WSU Email

WSU email is the primary means of communication for many of the departments on campus.  It is recommended that you check your WSU email daily, to avoid missing any important messages.

  1. Visit wings.wright.edu (or visit www.wright.edu and click the WINGS icon in the upper-right hand corner of the page)
  2. Enter in your Campus User Name (eg. w###abc- the letter w, 3 numbers, and your 3 initials)
  3. Enter in your Password
    1. Your campus username and password can be found on your letter from Admissions
    2. If you do not have your campus username and password, call CaTS (Wright State's IT services department) at (937) 775-4827
  4. Note: If this is your first time logging into WINGS, you will be prompted to change your Password for security purposes
  5. Once in WINGS, click on the ‘Office365/Email’ icon in the upper right-hand corner of the page


Checking Your 'Clutter' Folder

Your Wright State email will sometimes filter out email it thinks is 'junk mail'; check your Clutter folder to make sure you're not missing anything important!

  1. Open your email following the steps above
  2. On the left-hand side of your email, select the 'Clutter' folder below 'Inbox' 

Turning Off Your 'Clutter' Folder

If you wish to turn Clutter off, follow the steps below:

  1. Open your email following the steps above
  2. Click on the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner of your email screen
    1. Select “Options”
    2. Select "Clutter" under 'Automatic Processing'
    3. Deselect "Separate items identified as clutter"
    4. Select "Save"
  3. To turn Clutter back on, follow steps a and b, then select "Separate items identified as clutter" and click "Save"


How to Forward your WSU Email to External Email Accounts

If you have an external email account that you would like your WSU email account forwarded, follow these steps.

  1. Go to outlook.wright.edu
  2. Enter your campus username and password
  3. Click on the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner of your email screen
  4. Click on Mail under Your app settings.
  5. On the left, under the Accounts submenu, click on Forwarding.
  6. Select the radio button for Start Forwarding.
  7. Type in the email address you want to forward your mail to.
  8. Click Save.
  9. To stop forwarding, follow steps 1-5 above then select the Stop Forwarding radio button, followed by the Save button.