Priorities & Initiatives

Raider Resilience Week

photo of rowdy holding the door open at the student union main entrance

October 2–10

Join us for a week-long journey dedicated to nurturing our mental well-being. Participate in discussions, workshops, and activities designed to promote open conversations about mental health and provide tools for self-care. Let's come together as a supportive community, fostering understanding, resilience, and a positive approach to mental wellness.


Tuesday, October 10

Join us in a series of events, discussions, and activities designed to inspire, educate, and uplift.

Visit the World Mental Health Day webpage for details.

Previous Events

Monday, October 2

More Events on October 2:

Surviving Midterms
2–3 p.m. 
158 Rike Hall
Presented by Bruce Mackh

Take the Healthy Minds Survey—Look for an email with a personalized link to participate in the survey.

Tuesday, October 3

More events on October 3:

Open Houses

Office of Disability Services
8:30–10 a.m. 
180 University Hall
Including breakfast snacks

Culture & identity Centers
4–5 p.m. 
019 Student Union

Wright day to give

Give Back to the Pack on Wright Day to Give.

Free Lunch for Students
11 a.m.–1 p.m. 
North Lawn/Hamilton Plaza
Presented by the Alumni Association and the Advancement Division

Wednesday, October 4

More events on October 4:

Financial Wellness Community-Wide Event
158 Rike Hall
Presented by Residence Life, Financial Wellness Center, and Wright-Patt Credit Union

Thursday, October 5

Wright Brothers Day

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 11 am to 2 pm
Student Union Atrium

Women's Soccer vs IUPUI - Free Admission

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 7 pm to 9 pm
Dayton, OH, Alumni Field at Rinzler Student Sports Complex

Friday, October 6

More events on October 6:

Student Success Center Open House
Noon–3 p.m. 
First Floor, Student Success Center

Mental Health Task Force/JED Campus info radio show
2–3 p.m. 
Student Union
Presented by WWSU; Provost Amy Thompson; Jim Denniston, Dean, College of Health, Education, and Human Services; and Chris Taylor, Dean of Students

College Radio Day

Saturday, October 7

Men's Soccer vs Robert Morris - Free Admission | Pink Game

Saturday, October 7, 2023, 3 pm to 5 pm
Dayton, OH, Alumni Field at Rinzler Student Sports Complex

Sunday, October 8


Monday, October 9

Open Wellness Room Access with massage chairs
9 a.m.–4 p.m. 
051 Student Union
Presented by Student Advocacy and Wellness
25 minutes each session

Student Involvement & Leadership Open House
1–2 p.m. 
Student Union

Indigenous People's Day Readathon
2 p.m. 
Dunbar Library
Presented by Asian and Native American Center and University Libraries

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