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Orientation

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Your Orientation Experience

We are excited to welcome our newest Raiders to the Wright State community. Students starting classes during Summer and Fall Semesters will participate in a mix of virtual and on-campus activities designed to prepare for your first day of class and beyond.

During your orientation process, you will:

  • Gain the knowledge you need to confidently move forward as a Wright State Raider
  • Meet staff, faculty, and students who can answer your questions
  • Explore campus and learn more about student support services and academic life
  • Gain a better understanding of your personal, academic, and financial responsibilities while attending college
  • Learn how to smoothly transition to Wright State
  • Experience Wright State spirit and pride

 

1

Register for your on-campus orientation session.

Visit your Admissions Portal to register for one of the following orientation dates and times. Under Next Steps, select Orientation Registration

Orientation Dates

Orientation Date Morning Session Afternoon Session
Monday, June 6, 2022 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.(session full) 12:30–4:30 p.m. (session full)
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12:30–4:30 p.m.
Friday, June 24, 2022 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12:30–4:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 9, 2022 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12:30–4:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, 2022 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12:30–4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12:30–4:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 4, 2022 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12:30–4:30 p.m.
Friday, August 12, 2022 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12:30–4:30 p.m.
2

Complete your orientation preparation course.

One week before your on-campus orientation session, check your Wright State email for instructions on how to access your orientation preparation course. The virtual course can be completed on your own time in one hour or less. It will introduce you to essential Wright State information to better prepare you for your on-campus orientation. 

3

Attend your on-campus orientation session.

Your on-campus orientation session is a half-day program designed to provide you with the tools you need to be a successful Wright State student. During your session, you will take a deeper dive into your academic college by meeting faculty and students and exploring the spaces you will call home. You will also register for your fall semester courses if you haven't already done so, get your Wright1 Card student ID, and learn more about campus life and resources. Lunch will be provided.

4

Consult your Raider Resource modules.

After your on-campus orientation, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access your Raider Resource modules in Pilot. The modules will be available through November and are a valuable resource for new Wright State students. They serve as a great refresher on details discussed during orientation. The modules also provide information on additional programs and services available to you. 

5

Get connected during First Weekend 2022.

Join us August 19–21 and kick off Fall Semester with a variety of opportunities to explore and engage with the Wright State community. Meet other students, explore student life opportunities, experience the Raider life, and have fun. Additional information will be posted on wright.edu/firstweekend as it becomes available. 

Specific Audience Orientation Sessions

 

Join the conversation and meet other new Wright State students on Facebook.

 

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