Residence Life and Housing actively pursues the mission of Wright State University. By effectively utilizing resources, we offer quality student-centered activities, services, and facilities. Through diverse, inclusive, and supportive environments, we intentionally provide opportunities and challenges to foster student growth and learning.
We highly encourage students to live in one of our Theme and Interest Floors. All of our programs are offered in our Residence Hall Communities. All programs are dedicated to supplemental learning with outside of the classroom experiences. A Resident Assistant will be assigned to these floors based on having the same interest or major as the students and will provide resources, activities and services that will help students become more engaged with their college/interest.
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2018-19 Theme & Interest Communities
The Business theme community is supported by Raj Soin College of Business and is ideal for students interested in majoring in business. You will have the opportunity to participate in social and educational programs related to business such as applying for internships, learning about international business, economics, entrepreneurship, investing, retirement, and more. The Raj Soin Business theme community is located in the Woods Community.
The Community Engagement theme community is for students with an interest in volunteer work and a commitment to community service, civic engagement, leadership and social justice.Service experiences and immersion programs will help you foster greater understanding of your values, issues within the community, and the principles necessary for active citizenship. The Community Engagement theme community is located in the Honors Community.
The Education theme community is supported by the College of Education and Human Services. Live in this community and have the opportunity to particpate in educational activities outside the classroom such as volunteering at local schools, book/school supply drives, bulletin board contests, and more. The Education theme community is located in the Woods Community
The Engineering theme community is supported by the College of Engineering and Computer Science. This theme community is open to any Engineering discipline (CE, EE, ME). Live in this community and participate in activities outside the classroom such as review sessions, study groups, competitions, gaming, and more! There are two campus housing locations that offer this theme- Honors Hall and Hamilton Hall.
Uncertain where your career path is leading? Consider living on the Honors Exploratory Floor. The three pillars of this themed community are civic engagement, career exploration,and academic success. You can take advantage of additional resources to help you identify your interests and narrow your career options. You will also find support for real-world career preparation activities such as co-ops and internships. The Exploratory themed community is located in the Honors Community.
The Fine Arts theme community is supported by the College of Liberal Arts (COLA). Learn and network with other students studying art, languages, music, social work, communication, and sociology. You can participate in activities such as trips to local museums, musical performances, volunteer opportunities, cultural events, and more. The Fine Arts theme community is located in the Woods Community.
The Health Professions theme community gives you and other students in health and health-related majors (pre-med, nursing, biology, clinical laboratory science, chemistry, athletic training, etc.) to live, network, and study together. You will be able to participate in health-related clubs and organizations, and will take part in activities such as blood drives, fundraisers, study sessions, volunteering, etc. The Health Professions theme community is located in the Honors Community.
Live with students who share your major or interest in STEM fields in our STEM theme community. This theme is open to all students, but will focus on those majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine. You can participate in events designed to help you learn about STEM career fields. Enjoy panels and demonstrations while you develop leadership and interpersonal skills, engage in activities, promote academic achievement, and network. The STEM Community is located in Hamilton Hall.
The Theatre and Motion Pictures theme community is for students who have declared this major and is supported by the College of Liberal Arts (COLA). You can collaborate on projects and classwork while living in close proximity to other students studying acting, playwriting, theatre education, stage management, motion pictures, and production. The Theatre and Motion Pictures theme community is located in the Honors Community.