Student Involvement and Leadership Center

Get Involved

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Why Get Involved

Discover the power of student involvement at Wright State University and its impact on your future career. By participating in various activities and organizations, you can enhance your skills, expand your network, and stand out to employers.

Discover the multitude of reasons why getting involved at Wright State is essential for your personal and academic growth.photo of students at an indoor campus event

  • Enhance your learning experience: Engage in co-curricular activities that complement your classroom experiences.
  • Expand your social network: Build connections with fellow students, faculty, and staff, opening doors to new friendships, mentorship, and professional opportunities.
  • Make a difference: Get empowered to contribute to the university and local community, making a positive impact and leaving a lasting legacy.
  • Discover your passions: Explore clubs and organizations and causes to nurture your interests and pursue your passions.
  • Foster personal growth: Involvement fosters personal development, leadership skills, and a sense of belonging—vital for success in college and beyond.

Getting involved isn't just about filling your resume—it's about enriching your college experience and shaping your future.



How to Get Involved

Getting involved is easy! Follow these steps to start your involvement journey:

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Attend Involvement Fairs

Look out for involvement fairs: Do the U in the fall and the Spring Involvement Fair in the spring, Raider Weeks, and informational sessions where you can meet representatives from various groups and learn more about their activities.

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Explore Opportunities

Browse Engage, Wright State's student engagement platform, to discover a wide range of clubs and organizations, intramural sports, honor societies and honoraries, service and philanthropy, and much more.

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Meet with a Mentor

Involvement mentors are specially trained peers tasked with engaging and supporting uninvolved students at Wright State University. The mentors help students evaluate their involvement capabilities, assist with time management, coordinate involvement planning, and make recommendations for involvement.

Remember, getting involved is about finding your passion, making connections, and embracing opportunities that resonate with you. Don't hesitate to reach out and embark on your involvement journey!
 



Opportunities to Get Involved

Start getting involved as soon as possible! There's no better time than now to get connected. While there's no specific timeline for involvement, consider these key moments:

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Orientation and First Weekend

As a new student, attending new student programs is a fantastic opportunity to learn about involvement options, meet people, and start building connections.

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Raider Weeks

(first two weeks of the fall semester)

At the start of the fall semester, many organizations hold introductory meetings, recruit new members, and plan events. It's an ideal time to explore your options and join the groups that align with your interests. Downloading the CORQ app is easy to see these opportunities at your fingertips.

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Throughout the academic year

Involvement doesn't have to be limited to the beginning of the school year. Clubs and organizations are always welcoming new members, and events, activities, and initiatives take place year-round. Stay connected and join at any time.

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Your entire college journey

Getting involved is not a one-time affair. It's a continuous journey throughout your college years. Don't be afraid to explore new opportunities, switch organizations if needed, and grow alongside your evolving interests.

Remember, the sooner you get involved, the more time you have to make the most of your experience and leave a lasting impact on the Wright State community.
 



Schedule an Involvement Consultation

How to Schedule an Involvement Consultation

Involvement Consultations are 30-minute one-on-one meetings where new and returning students have the opportunity to meet with an Involvement Mentor and discover different involvement opportunities based on the student’s interests. Involvement mentors work with mentees to create a unique path of involvement. The mentors actively facilitate student involvement by working individually with students to discover their involvement niche.

We’ll help you find direction, narrow down your many options, and get the most out of your opportunities at Wright State. Consultations can be held in person or virtually.

Sign up for a consultation:

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Schedule a Consultation on RAPS

  1. Select "Schedule an Appointment"
  2. For the "What type of appointment would you like to schedule?" field, select "Student Involvement and Leadership"
  3. For the "Service" field, select "Involvement Mentor"
  4. Select a date and time that works best for you.
2

Fill out the Involvement Calculator

Fill out the Involvement Calculator to give your mentor more information about your prior involvement and your involvement interests.

3

Arrive for your Consultation

Make sure to set a reminder and arrive for your consultation with questions and an eagerness to embark on your involvement journey!

The Student Involvement and Leadership Center is currently located at 190 Student Union. Have questions? Give us a call at 937-775-5570 or email SIL@wright.edu.



Meet the Involvement Mentors

Involvement mentors are specially trained peers tasked with engaging and supporting uninvolved students at Wright State University. The mentors help students evaluate their involvement capabilities, assist with time management, coordinate involvement planning, and make recommendations for involvement.

Naomi Loxley

Undergraduate Student
Student college:
Raj Soin College of Business
Student major:
Entrepreneurship

Alexia Ricker

Undergraduate Student
Student college:
College of Science & Mathematics
Student major:
Psychology

Izabella Schenck

Undergraduate Student
Student college:
College of Science & Mathematics
Student major:
Psychology

Request a Group Presentationphoto of students in a classroom

For campus partners, consider scheduling an involvement presentation to assist your students in recognizing the advantages of on-campus involvement, discover resources for getting involved, and initiate their involvement journey. We are happy to present to your class, department team meeting, or any other outreach event. These presentations typically last about thirty minutes and can be customized to meet the specific needs of your students. They can be conducted either in-person or virtually, depending on your preference.

To schedule an involvement presentation, please email Lexi Ricker at sa2@wright.edu.