FAQs

  • Where should I go for Orientation?

    You should enter the main entrace (ME on the campus map) of Dwyer Hall. The check-in desk is just inside the entrance.

  • What time do I need to arrive for Orientation?

    Please arrive at 12:30pm to check-in and attend the resources fair. Info sessions begin at 1pm.

  • How long will Orientation be?

    Sessions will start at 1pm. Advising will start at 1:30pm and may not end until 5:00pm. Please arrive at 12:30pm to check-in and explore the resources fair. 

  • Should a parent or guardian attend Orientation with their student?

    Parents/guardians are invited to attend the Orientation session with their student but are not required. Due to limited seating, parents will be separated from students during advising.

  • Is there a cost to attend Orientation at Wright State University- Lake Campus?

    No. Wright State University Lake- Campus does not charge for Orientation. There is a fee for students attending orientation at the main campus of Wright State University in Dayton, OH.

  • What if I have general questions about Orientation?

    Please call (419) 586-0300 or email lakeenrollmentservices@wright.edu.

  • What if I have questions concerning my Orientation registration?

    If you cannot attend the session you registered for or have conflicting events with our orientation sessions please call Student Services at (419) 586-0300.

  • Where can I learn more about the math placement assessment?
  • Do I need to take math and English placement tests before Orientation?

    College Credit Plus students are required to submit placement testing (or provide qualifying ACT or SAT scores) prior to admission to the University. For all other students, please consult with your advisor at Orientation to determine your testing needs.

  • What if I can't find my UID and password?

    Your UID and password are included in your orientation mailing. If you have trouble logging in please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827 or helpdesk@wright.edu.

  • How do I register for Orientation?

    Log in to wright.edu/apply with the email and password you created when you applied. Under Next Steps, click on Lake Orientation Registration. Read the information on the page carefully, and register for the session for your intended major. If your major is listed incorrectly, call 937.775.5700 to have it updated.

  • What time of day is Orientation?

    The resources fair will begin at 12:30pm. Orientation sessions will start at 1pm and advising may not end until 5:00pm.

  • Is Orientation mandatory?

    Yes, all new College Credit Plus and direct from high school Lake Campus students need to attend Orientation. Transfer and nontraditional students can call the Front Desk at 419.586.0300 to schedule an advising appointment.

  • What is Orientation?

    Orientation is a program designed to assist students with making the transition to Wright State University. Participation in this new student program will improve students overall understanding of academic programs, course registration, student life, and university policies and procedures. Attending Orientation will set the tone for your entire college experience, so make sure to attend this welcoming, fun, and productive program.

    During orientation you will:

    • Learn about university policies and procedures
    • Connect with fellow freshmen
    • Gain familiarity with the campus resources
    • Meet your Academic Advisor