Fall 2020 Update

Fall 2020 Update: Wright State University’s Dayton and Lake Campuses plan to return to teaching for 2020 Fall Semester on August 24 with a dynamic and flexible mixture of in-person and remote courses. Read more about our Right Here. Wright State. This Fall. plan.


Frequently Asked Questions


  • What are the orientation fees?

    There is a one-time $25 fee that covers program costs, as well as all materials you will receive throughout orientation. 

  • How do I pay my orientation fee?

    Your orientation confirmation email contained a personalized, secure link to pay your fee online. Please ensure you are using one of the following browsers to view your personalized payment link:

    • Google Chrome
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Internet Explorer or Edge

    You can also have your $25 orientation fee deferred and added to you fall bill.  You must send an email request to orientation@wright.edu and include your name, UID, and the orientation date for which you've registered.

  • Is the personalized link that I receive in my email secure?

    Wright State’s TouchNet payment gateway is PCI compliant and secure. If using the Safari browser, you might get a message stating that this is not a secure site. This is because your personal computer is not updated with the latest Safari SSL certificate. If you get this message:

    1. Use another browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer or Edge.
    2. Or update your personal computer with the latest Safari browser root certificate.
  • What if I am unable to pay my orientation fee online?

    If you cannot pay online, you can pay with a check, cash, or money order made payable to Wright State University. Please include the student’s name, UID number, and reason for payment (i.e. student orientation fee), on a separate piece of paper so funds can be credited to the appropriate student.

    Checks can be mailed to the following address:

    Wright State University Office of the Bursar
    3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
    Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001
    Attn: Fee Payment and Deposit

  • Can I change my orientation session dates?

    Yes, you can change your orientation session by sending an email to orientation@wright.edu or calling 937-775-5730.

  • Can I change my major?

    Yes. Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions@wright.edu or 937-775-5700.

  • What are core classes and why do I need to take them?

    Core courses are required to complete your degree and graduate. View the Wright State Core requirements.

  • What if I have additional information I need to get my academic advisor? Examples could include foreign language credit, special accommodations, or participation in a Wright State athletic team.

    Contact Amanda Spencer at amanda.spencer@wright.edu.

  • What if I need special accommodations or use a screen reader?

    All orientation materials and presentations will be captioned and accessible for screen readers. Should you need additional assistance with any other accommodation request, please contact our office at orientation@wright.edu or call 937-775-5244 and leave a message.