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.

Academic Support

Peer Success Program

The Peer Success Program matches you with a peer coach for weekly meetings and tips on how to successfully navigate Wright State. Our peer coaches focus on holistic well-being by providing support, problem-solving, and goal setting tips that assist you in reaching your educational goals. The Peer Success Program seeks to: 

  • Increase a sense of belonging with a built-in peer support system
  • Initiate early intervention strategies as early as possible
  • Provide an additional touchpoint via weekly follow up
  • Identify barriers prohibiting student success
  • Allow students to see their peers model excellence
  • Assist in the transition between high school and university life
  • Promote healthy classroom behaviors

If you are interested in joining the Peer Success Program, apply today at this link:
Peer Success Program Application

Once your application is received and reviewed, you will be contacted directly by a member of the Student Retention Team regarding your matched peer coach. For questions, email catherine.hernandez@wright.edu.

Peer Coaches


A media studies major, Katie Jones is a member of Advocates for Cultural-diversity and Excellence, Wright State's first Asian interest group, and an intern for Elevate Dayton.


Megan is a junior at Wright State University, majoring in international studies (with a focus in diplomacy and peace studies) and Spanish. She has a passion for helping others and being part of something that is beyond herself.


Rama is a junior at Wright State University, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Legal Studies. Rama loves to help others succeed!